Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks by Mark Buchanan

Reading Time: < 1 minute I met up with Tim Hoang earlier in January and he suggested that I include Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks on my reading list. The book’s primary goal is explaining the Small Worlds phenomenon as a modern network theory. Buchanan begins by explaining Stanley Milgram’s social network experiment of the sixties… Continue reading Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks by Mark Buchanan

Links of the day

Reading Time: < 1 minute EETimes.com – Analysis: Japan’s electronics giants face inevitable breakup   Microsoft Chief Still Stuck on Yahoo – DealBook Blog – NYTimes.com Ballmer: Office 14 not this year | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com TWEAKBENCH – free VST plugins for windows. free VST instruments and free VST effects Ballmer on iPhone: Mr. Mojo Risin – Microsoft… Continue reading Links of the day

What’s so high about high technology?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Information technology has been called high technology for years in a reverential way. Lots of smart things have happened in the computing field over the past three decades. Computers have become our constant companions as smartphones, netbooks and laptops. Internet access is now a necessity rather than the luxury it was ten years ago. However… Continue reading What’s so high about high technology?