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Why you need to work with the machine, not against it

venturebeat.com
Whether or not you were aware of it at the time, the world changed in 2011 when Ken Jennings lost to IBM’s Watson on Jeopardy. As a part humorous, part chilling conclusion to the historic show, Jennings wrote the following beneath his final answer: I, for one, welcome our new computer overlords....
Why you need to work with the machine, not against it

Will gas crowd out wind and solar?

tech.fortune.cnn.com
Energy expert Daniel Yergin talks about the impact fracking will have on renewables. Interview by Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large Daniel Yergin FORTUNE — Daniel Yergin, author of the new bestseller The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, is one of the planet’s foremost thinkers about energy...
Will gas crowd out wind and solar?
Data Centers: Google Doubles Down On Sea-Cooled Data Center

Apple's Laughable New iPad Patent Reveals The Absurdity Of Our Patent System

www.businessinsider.com
Earlier this week, Apple got a bunch of new patents approved, including one covering the "design" of the original iPad. What does this "design" patent cover? Mostly, it covers the fact that the iPad's "design" is a rectangle with rounded corners. If there has been any recent patent that...
Apple's Laughable New iPad Patent Reveals The Absurdity Of Our Patent System

Facebook’s Gone Rogue; It’s Time for an Open Alternative

www.wired.com
Facebook has gone rogue, drunk on founder Mark Zuckerberg’s dreams of world domination. It’s time the rest of the web ecosystem recognizes this and works to replace it with something open and distributed. Facebook used to be a place to share photos and thoughts with friends and family and maybe...
Facebook’s Gone Rogue; It’s Time for an Open Alternative

Microsoft's big reorg: What to watch, and what it means

www.geekwire.com
Steve Ballmer at Microsoft’s CEO Summit. (Microsoft Photo). Reports this week that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is close to finalizing a giant reorganization — reshaping the company’s divisions and internal reporting structures — might seem like odd timing. It’s practically summer, after all. But actually, it makes perfect sense. Microsoft’s...
Microsoft's big reorg: What to watch, and what it means

What Is and Is Not A Technology Company

al3x.net
What Is and Is Not A Technology Company When I was a kid, I had a morning routine with my family. Over breakfast, we’d divvy up the newspaper. I’d go straight for the Business section, and from there to the back pages with yesterday’s stock prices. Scanning down the lines...
What Is and Is Not A Technology Company

Jonathan Littman: Sundance Beats American Negativity

www.huffingtonpost.com
Last week I was flown to the Sundance Film Festival to offer my thoughts on a documentary and discovered anew what I love about America. Robert Redford starred during my childhood in the classic American flick, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and went on to found the wonderful Sundance...
Jonathan Littman: Sundance Beats American Negativity

Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier; Big Data by Victor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier - review

www.guardian.co.uk
Two views of the internet information explosion offer starkly contrasted visions of the futureJaron Lanier is a digital visionary with a difference. As the New Yorker once put it, he is a technology expert who dislikes what technology has become. He is a go-to person for those worried about the...
Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier; Big Data by Victor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier - review
Social | Tabloid Chic: How Racy Headlines Unlock Money and Power

From Altair to iPad: 35 years of personal computer market share

arstechnica.com
How times change: Steve Jobs and Bill Gates in 1997. Nick Fitzherbert Back in 2005, we charted 30 years of personal computer market share to show graphically how the industry had developed, who succeeded and when, and how some iconic names eventually faded away completely. With the rise of whole...
From Altair to iPad: 35 years of personal computer market share

Data Centers: Exclusive Pics: Apple Breaks Ground at Mystery Data Center

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<< Previous | Next >> << Previous | Next >>View all Apple is building something new at its Maiden, North Carolina data center, and thanks to our 1949 Piper PA-11 (Cub Special) iSpy Plane, we can give you an exclusive first look. In our photos, taken Monday, you can see...
Data Centers: Exclusive Pics: Apple Breaks Ground at Mystery Data Center
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