Who controls the world economy?
Who controls the world economy? Short answer: A shockingly small number of individuals and companies. In the fascinating TED Talk below, James Glattfelder uses complexity theory to study how control flows through the interconnected global economy, and how concentration of power …. Read More
8 Reasons Why Google+ Could Beat Facebook in the Long Term
It has now been a little over a month since Google’s brand new social networking website – Google+ was launched in a limited field trial. During this time, over 25 million+ people have already joined Google+ making it the fastest growing social …. Read More
Computer Languages: In Search Of The Perfect Rapid Application Development (RAD) Language/ Tool
I have always been fascinated by computer languages and programming. I have also enjoyed learning and programming in a wide spectrum of languages. One of my first jobs fresh out of graduate school in Computer Science was developing system level utilities …. Read More
The Evolution of Paid Search and Why Google Won & Yahoo/Microsoft Lost
Google’s exponential growth and emergence as a technology juggernaut has been driven by one simple but incredibly successful business model : paid search or pay per click (PPC) advertising. Google appears invincible today because it dominates one of the largest and most …. Read More
Top 10 Reasons Why the iPad will NOT Kill the Kindle
There is a post on TechCrunch today about the Top 10 Reasons The Apple iPad Will Put Amazon’s Kindle Out of Business Certainly the iPad will give some competition to the Kindle – especially the $489 model – but put it out of …. Read More
Education and Public Schools in America – What The US Can Learn From India
It is now widely acknowledged that America’s public school education system is broken and needs fixing. Numerous studies rank US school children well below other countries in science and math tests: “The average science score of U.S. students lagged behind those in …. Read More
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 …. Read More