Category Archives: Thought

Impossible colors Impossible colors are hues that can only be perceived under specific conditions. Examples of impossible colors are bluish-yellow and reddish-green[citation needed]. This does not mean the muddy brown color created when mixing red and green paints, or the green color … Continue reading

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Opinion: The unspoken truth about managing geeks Computerworld – I can sum up every article, book and column written by notable management experts about managing IT in two sentences: “Geeks are smart and creative, but they are also egocentric, antisocial, managerially and business-challenged, victim-prone, bullheaded and credit-whoring. … Continue reading

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World’s total CPU power: one human brain How much information can the world transmit, process, and store? Estimating this sort of thing can be a nightmare, but the task can provide valuable information on trends that are changing our computing and broadcast infrastructure. So a pair … Continue reading

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Naturally, the common people don’t want war…

” … Nun, natürlich, das Volk will keinen Krieg”, sagte Göring achselzuckend. “Warum sollte irgendein armer Landarbeiter im Krieg sein Leben aufs Spiel setzen wollen, wenn das Beste ist, was er dabei herausholen kann, dass er mit heilen Knochen zurückkommt. … Continue reading

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A Tour of Chernobyl as it exists today

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Google Starts Censoring BitTorrent, RapidShare and More It’s taken a while, but Google has finally caved in to pressure from the entertainment industries including the MPAA and RIAA. The search engine now actively censors terms including BitTorrent, torrent, utorrent, RapidShare and Megaupload from its instant and … Continue reading

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