Monthly Archives: May 2015

Computing Advances

It seems to me…. “It’s hardware that makes a machine fast. It’s software that makes a fast machine slow.” ~ Craig Bruce. Very few people actually care how their computing or communication devices actually work at the component level – … Continue reading

Posted in Amdahl’s Law, Architecture, Barcode, Brain, Chip, Communications, Computer, Convergence, CPU, Entertainment, Equation, Germanium, Gordon Moore, Graphene, Gustafson's Law, Hardware, Hewlett Packard, HP, IBM, Internet of Things, IoT, John von Neumann, Memory, memristor, Moore’s Law, Nanotubes, Navier–Stokes, Neuron, Photonics, RFID, Silicon, Tri-Gates, von Neumann, Wafer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Education and Equality

It seems to me…. “I believe that if you want to fight inequality you have to do it starting at infancy.” ~ Michelle Bachelet. The primary force favoring greater equality has been the diffusion of knowledge and skills but skill … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Economic, Education, Education, Equality, Food Stamps, Income, Inequality, knowledge, Learn, Learning, Nutrition, Opportunity, Poverty, Preschool, skills, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Wages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Technology and Transparency

It seems to me…. “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” ~ Peter Drucker. Advances in communications technology have significantly transformed the way we live many times in the past and currently are doing so once … Continue reading

Posted in Apple, Commotion Wireless, Communications, FreedomBox, George Orwell, Internet, Internet of Things, Internet of Things, IoT, IoT, Iphone, Iphone, Mesh Network, Mobile, Network, Phones, Privacy, Science, Security, Smartphones, Steve Jobs, Technology, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Civil Unrest

It seems to me… “Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates, and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.” ~ Joseph A. Schumpeter. There is racial disparity within the U.S. legal system. Caucasian … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, African-American, Caucasian, Civil Unrest, Crime, Education, Gini Coefficient, Incarceration, Income, Inequality, Inequality, Intervention, Looting, Minorities, Parole, Police, Prison, Probation, Protest, Protest, Race, Recidivism, Recidivism, Schools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment