Posts from the ‘technology’ category

First world problems, from the 1990s.

One easy way to appreciate technological progress is to look back on the annoying problems of past decades. From the 90s, Follow the link to check…

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Intelligence and Good Ideas

I am re-thinking a few things: a) where intelligence comes from and b) where good ideas come from and c) whether or not those are actually…

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One of the Best Innovators

Yes, I know, a Steve Jobs post. I just thought it was necessary. He was definitely a legend in the tech and entrepreneurial spheres and I…

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New Face for the Good Old Facebook

I didn’t notice the new layout of Facebook has changed until last night. One reason is that I use Tweetdeck and that gives me few reason…

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Power to the People: Bringing electricity to rural Tanzania – Naeem Mawji

Name: Naeem Mawjii Talk Title: “Power to the People: Bringing electricity to rural Tanzania” Notes: Faculty: Applied Science, Department: Chem. Engineering, 4th year Topic: This talk…

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How to Solve a Complex Problem – Kristian Dubrawski

Name: Kristian Dubrawski Talk Title: “How to Solve a Complex Problem” Notes: Faculty: Applied Science, Department: Chem. Bio. Engineering, Degree Program: PhD Topic: In the 1970s,…

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Social Media is Dead: Brad Peppinck

Name: Brad Peppinck Talk Title: “Social Media is Dead: The death of Web 2.0 and the growing importance of Web 0.5” Notes: Faculty of Arts, Art…

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The PHYLO(MON) project: Information Meeting Numero Uno (March 25th)

O.K. We’re just about ready to launch this thing, so it’s high time, I had a proper chance to talk about it. So… If you are…

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Genetic Art – Featuring You!

I recently came across a website, DNA 11, whose catchphrase is There is Only One Original. They are, of course, referring to you your genetic make-up…

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