26
November
2010

Is Facebook Unstoppable?

There is an aticle today on TechCrunch that asks the 35  billion-dollar question : “Can Anything Stop The Facebook Juggernaut?” The statistics about Facebook’s dominance are staggering indeed : 500 Million users, $35 billion in valuation, $836 million in funding, accounting for nearly 25% of web traffic  and growing virally at 5% a month.  It […]

14
August
2008

Technological Progress and Innovation

“Any study of the history of technological development reveals that technological progress comes from doing things differently in an unpredictable way. Pocket calculators are not built with vacuum tubes. Supersonic flight is not achieved with propellers. Lasers are not just better light bulbs. In short, the future is definitely NOT a mere extrapolation of the […]