Here are some more resources and updates (as of March 14, 2011, 0700PM EST) about the status of Japanese nuclear plants: The Atlantic: “What the Media Doesn’t Get About Meltdowns” by Christine Russell, March 13, 2011 Of immediate concern is the prospect of a so-called “meltdown” at one or more of the Japanese reactors. But […]
In the light of the WikiLeak affair, it could be argued that “information wants to be free” is a misguiding statement for at least two reasons.
A couplayears ago, Thanksgiving, we were hanging out with my girlfriend’s family, who has a high school sister. I wanted to know what software they were using, it makes me feel really old. I asked what they use for email? They said they don’t use anything, it’s too slow. I said what do you mean, […]
In 1962 Arnold B. Barach wrote a book about the way the future was about to become. He tries and describes using realistic interpolation different technological innovation. This post feature a librarian using a gigantic computer to store/find references. Barach’s idea was that the increasing volume of paper publications will someday forces us to drop the old library card system for a much powerful way of organizing and retrieving references.
• By Philippe Theophanidis on November 14, 2010 ― Published in Technology | Tagged: classification, computer, data, future, information, information overload, interface, library, order, organization, reference, vintage