Category Archives: Politics
Update on IBM’s knowledgeable Watson from Bloomberg:
60 Minutes did a nice profile on Bill Gates, and his more recent philanthropy. Driven as ever, but this time to help invent and back the technologies that will help cure.
_why has a great body of art and code. One of my favorite articles profiles the artist, and tech teacher, but also touches on the Ruby programming community at large. “We need some instant results to give absolute beginners confidence. … Continue reading
xkcd on subways: About one in three subway stops in North America are in NYC.
Reddit’s first original video content co-produced by YouTube: via the verge While on the subject of Reddit and YouTube, co-founder Steve Huffman, has a pretty awesome course on Udacity:
Great post from the LA Times. I like the aside of Syd Mead: Mead’s bleak, decaying set design for “Blade Runner” is his best-known portrayal of the future Los Angeles. He’s also contributed to such forward-look- ing films as “2010,” … Continue reading
Cool video featuring some of tech’s leaders on why our society should take coding & programing more seriously in our education. I myself have been teaching myself coding for about 2 years now, and while it is going slowly, now … Continue reading
Recently Eric Schmidt visited Pyongyang, North Korea, and his daughter traveled with him and wrote an interesting blog post. Before I lived in South Korea for a year I tried to become more knowledgeable about North Korea, and one of … Continue reading
As Gangnam Style is approaching a billion views, AdAge Global has an interesting take on Korean culture, the video was posted here in august when it had just about a mere 40 million views. While most countries have been decreasing … Continue reading
New YouTube channel, Thinkr, creating some really compelling visuals, produced by @radical.media. Love their prodigy stories, I find these inspiring and a great way of showing how the American dream still exists. While these children excel in what they do, … Continue reading