The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.Bertrand Russell
... there are only three universally personal items that someone will carry with them no matter where they live. The first two are money and keys; the third is the mobile phone, making it the first new invention added to that short list in three thousand years.Jan Chipchase
Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them.Frank Herbert, Dune.
The fact that a 4 years old kid can use an smart phone does not mean the kid is a genius, it means engineers are.Random Redditor
We recently took a road trip down to Orlando from Atlanta. Usually a 6 hour ride, it took us almost 8. We stopped once – thankfully….
This week I have the privilege of working at the coast of Kenya with the rest of the Ushahidi team.
We drove down to the coast of Kenya in two cars. A Land Rover Defender 300 TDI and a 1983 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40…
Yet, in spite of these spectacular strides in science and technology, and still unlimited ones to come, something basic is missing. There is a sort of poverty of the spirit which stands in glaring contrast to our scientific and technological abundance. The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.Martin Luther King
“Moore’s law” is the observation that, over the history of computing hardware, the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years….