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April
2009

“Computers in the future may have 1000 vaccum tubes…”

“Computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh only 1.5 tons” – Popular Mechanics article, March 1949 The above quote amply demonstrates the problems with predicting the future. This is because the future does not always evolve linearly from the past – there are often unforeseen quantum leaps in technology […]

09
April
2009

China Denies Involvement in Hacking

In news today China Denies Involvement in Hacking U.S. Power Grid – http://bit.ly/Vtab5 The Chinese govt official position is always complete denial – but can you really trust anything that Beijing says or denies ? The ambitions of the chinese is nothing short of “electronic world domination ” as per this article : http://www.cnn.com/2008… And http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol… Americans […]

09
April
2009

College too expensive? Try Youtube !

College too expensive? Try YouTube http://bit.ly/uFFbo This is a glimpse of the future of college education and education in general.  The convergence of digital multimedia and broadband together with global connectivity is paving the way for a new way to disseminate learning – 24 hour, on-demand   learning on any topic that may be of […]