Archive for June, 2008

Search gets smarter, we get stupider

Monday, June 30th, 2008

A lot has been written lately on how intelligent search will solve all kinds of problems, most recently in The End of Theory, Chris Anderson of "long tail" fame confuses the abundance of low hanging fruit that "big search" and biotechnologies provide with the ability to really understand and extract ...

Cloud computing – linear utility or complex ecosystem?

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

Reuven of Enomaly speculates on whether there will be an analogue of Moore's law for cloud computing, looking to coin "Ruv's law." I would like to see more detail on what it would postulate, presumably a linear relationship between growth in cloud computation and time. I think we would also ...

Awesome Magnetic Visualization

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Semiconductor's Magnetic Movie is a stunning, if questionably accurate visualization of magnetic fields and their interactions. Worth a watch: Magnetic Movie from Semiconductor on Vimeo.

Goaltender, Bitcurrent, and Miscelania

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Finally got into the Heroku private beta which will allow the private domain and e-mail functionality that our "Goaltender" application relies upon to both gather our weekly goals and followup on them. Just posted to Bitcurrent on the future of cloud computing. Business has been moderately insane (in a good way) ...