The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies ★★★★

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies ★★★★
by Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

This is a book the reflect upon. Well, not the book, but the ideas in it. The topics covered claim that we are living alongside a…

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The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East 2★

The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East 2★
by Robert Fisk

This book could have been very interesting if it was reduced to one third of its size. At more than 1000 pages it becomes very boring to read through. My advice? don’t bother with this one, or just…

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Can Future Faraday FF91 win the EV market?

Can the Future Faraday FF91 be it? One of my recent interests is Electric Cars, mainly because everything combustion engine is going the way of the dodo, and in particular because I need to replace my almost 20 year old Rover in the next few years.

The recent announcement of the Faraday…

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Apple needs a new CEO, Tim Cook must resign.

Apple CEO, Tim Cook must resign and the company should shift towards a more aggressive development strategy. Apple at the present is just a company of incremental improvements of existing products and market expansion.

There are no new products to come. No new directions to travel. The problem…

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Reference: Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: A Statistical Method for Reconstructing Large Historical Social Networks

by Christopher N. Warren; Daniel Shore; Jessica Otis; Lawrence Wang; Mike Finegold; Cosma Shalizi

When you accidentally find a paper with Cosma Shalizi as one of the co-authors you know you have to read it. And this is an interesting paper because it touches some aspects that I’ve been i…

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American Elections

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The weirdest thing about Apple’s Touch Bar is that it might be really good

I haven’t written about Apple in a long time, mainly because the past iterations of the Mac have been very bland. Finally, after so many nights Apple showed something that might be truly interesting for the future of laptops. The Touch Bar. I really think that this hybrid approach to input in t…

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