Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Computing Universe: A Journey through a Revolution

Tony Hey presented his book ‘The Computing Universe: A Journey Through a Revolution’ at Microsoft research. Below are some quotes and notes. Very interesting stories and thoughts. The Computing Universe: A Journey through a Revolution Tony Hey – 2015 http://research.microsoft.com/apps/video/default.aspx?id=249692 Computers now impact almost every aspect of our lives, from our social interactions to the […]

My picks, 2015-25

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. How Does a Transistor Work? Detecting rare cancer cells with sound waves Single Atom Quantum Computing in Silicon Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation Magnetic Propulsion Strange Spider Mating Professor Dave Explains: Natural vs. Synthetic Vitamins M62 – Globular Cluster Henry […]

There is nothing more difficult to carry out than to initiate a new order of things

It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things.  For the reformer has enemies in all those who profit by the old order, and only lukewarm defenders in all those who would profit […]