PART TWO THE CLASH OF TWO CULTURES In 1989 a graduate from Oxford University, England, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. He envisioned the “WWW” as an internet-based hypermedia initiative designed for global information sharing. In 1990 while working at CERN (the world largest particle physics laboratory) Berners-Lee wrote the first World Wide Web […]
THE GHOST IN THE MACHINE ~ 12th APRIL, 2007
“Reality employs simple elements to create increasingly complex systems, yet reality never permits the complex systems from losing their dependency on the simple elements.” Our most primal devices, which facilitated our survival and secured our evolutionary position, have been undermined in the modern evolution of computer technology.
An internal report warns the federal government isn’t fully prepared to respond in the event of an oil spill in the Arctic or in deep water offshore. Source: Canada not prepared to deal with Arctic or deep water oil spill | Globalnews.ca
Bringing algorithms into the boardroom to make key decisions might be more efficient – but will it take some of the spice out of business life? Source: Calculated risks: Will algorithms make business boring? – BBC News