Monthly Archives: April 2017

New Voice for Stephen Hawking

I have an audio book in my car:  A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking. I am used to his computer-generated voice, which is unique and recognizable. But it might change soon, and we will hear this genius speaking … Continue reading

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The Most Well-Read Nations in the World

The research found that people in the UK and the US read below the global average (just over five hours a week for both), as the below chart by Statista shows.  This study was done in 2005, with NOP’s Culture Score Media Habits index. … Continue reading

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A Bit of History of Apple Computers

Watch this short video with Steve Wozniak:

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The Beginning of the Good Days (An Optimist’s View 2)

I initially posted this on February 6, 2017.  Even considering all the recent geopolitical events, I still hope I am right… I found a summary that tells us a story of technology, the development of weapons, human hopes, and human fears. … Continue reading

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Enterprise View of the Internet of Things

This is an interesting way to summarize the main building elements of enterprise IoT: One thing that is implied in this diagram through phrases such as “connected workplace,” “business process monitoring, control, & optimization,” etc., is that humans are still … Continue reading

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