Monthly Archives: January 2015

‘Algorithm’ or ‘Intelligence’ or Who Cares?

This appeared: Gartner predicts by 2017, a disruptive digital business will be launched that was conceived by a computer algoritm. http://t.co/jwcbGk2ULu — Gartner (@Gartner_inc) January 14, 2015 But hey, an algorithm … exists on paper, in the head of programmers, … Continue reading

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A dent in Dystopia (U~, too)

One part missing with all sorts of Visions for our future: What happen, to the past ..? Since we seem to value the past of today, most rightly, and will do for some time to come – we’ll have to … Continue reading

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Half an argument for mainframes

This here article is somewhat interesting… Explanatory, but also lacking some. E.g., some strengths are given, but not how they would be competitive advantages over a mega-dc of blades or so, as the really big players do. Oh well. Who … Continue reading

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Start the Told You So now you still can (?)

Against the trend to dismiss any dystopian view as unduly unoptimistic and hence invalid, that I so dislike..: This here piece by In the Knows. The Told You So Boys Cried Wolf (lopping two memes into one, in this case … Continue reading

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Hack!

Thanks to XKCD…

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Modernhaty

Some of you complained about hipsters’ “fedoras” (quod non). To help on your way to Initiated status, the following: Which makes the choice easy, doesn’t it? Kindergarten beard plucks XOR being serious…: Or, for an even more classical look: Or … Continue reading

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PbD

Suddenly (?), amidst all sorts of ‘backlashes’ to whip the 90%, or 99%, back into sully compliance and complacency, this ENISA report came out. Issuer → importance. Get it and read… For the effort: [Somewhat close to near perfect alignment. … Continue reading

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