The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer

The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer The idea of a personal computer, one that ordinary individuals could own and operate and keep in their homes, was envisioned in 1945 by Vannevar Bush. After building his Differential Analyzer at MIT and helping to create the military-industrial-academic triangle, he wrote an essay for the July 1945 … Continue reading The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer

Google Glass….

Google Glass the pros and cons....... I'm sure this has its uses but I think I would become disoriented wearing something like that.  I would be willing to give it a try though.....

Reading update….

Reading update : 20% through Mind Amplifier: Can Our Digital Tools Make Us Smarter? (Kindle Single) by Rheingold, Howard on Kindle for Android!

Some links…..

Here's a couple of misc links for your browsing pleasure..... trAce Archive | Ten years of writing on, about, and via the internet, collected together in a single searchable resource..... | emulates ancient web browsers....

Cybersociology Magazine

Cybersociology Magazine | Cybersociology Magazine was launched on 10 October 1997 as a forum for the cross-disciplinary academic discussion of life online. It ran for approximately two years, until 01 September 1999, and seven web based issues were published......

Evolving web….

The evolution of the web The web today is a growing universe of interlinked web pages and web apps, teeming with videos, photos, and interactive content. What the average user doesn't see is the interplay of web technologies and browsers that makes all this possible.

Life 2.0

LIFE 2.0 [virtual world, new reality] - HOME | This is one I want to see ! Every day, across all corners of the globe, hundreds of thousands of users log onto Second Life, a virtual online world not entirely unlike our own. They enter a new reality, whose inhabitants assume alternate personas in the … Continue reading Life 2.0