Monday, January 30, 2012

The Corporate Ecosystem of Invention

In his "jazzy" article at the New York Times, Steve Lohr in The Yin and the Yang of Corporate Innovation presents us with a very instructive piece on the basic ins and outs of current innovation in the corporate technological sphere, contrasting the styles of Google and Apple especially and how they are approaching each other.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Add-ons Blocklist | Mozilla

Add-ons Blocklist | Mozilla

This page lists blocklisted add-ons that should no longer be used with Mozilla products."

Monday, January 11, 2010

Obsolete Hierarchical File Systems to be Replaced by Tagged, Search-based System Namespaces

Hierarchical File Systems are Dead
by Margo Seltzer and Nicholas Murphy, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

For over forty years, we have assumed hierarchical file system namespaces. These namespaces were a rudimentary attempt at simple organization. As users have begun to interact with increasing amounts of data and are increasingly demanding search capability, such a simple hierarchical model has outlasted its usefulness. For this reason, we should design file systems whose organizations map to the ways we access and manipulate data now. We present a new file system architecture in which we replace the hierarchical namespace with a tagged, search-based one."
Read the full article here.

Body Systems

Body Systems

Ancient Survey and Astronomy Systems