Back to basics: quantifying the web

Reading Time: 3 minutes I stumbled upon developing a iGoogle gadget. These small web programs are floating in the customizable front page of Google account owners. They can be used to push information to the user, and probably in the near future they develop into real applications. The point isn’t actually about this specific technology. What I started thinkingContinue reading “Back to basics: quantifying the web”

the next 50 years – comments about possible technological and other advances

Reading Time: 4 minutes Reading Thomas Sowell’s books about economics is refreshing for a technocrat like me.He’s an american economist, born in 1930. Sowell likes to write text which is understandable to common man, yet he brings out distinguished phenomena of economics in very interesting way. Those kinds of books and their acute findings about even very counter-intuitivephenomena happeningContinue reading “the next 50 years – comments about possible technological and other advances”