Friday 7 September 2018
Comments Off on First, Invent the Universe
Carl Sagan is quoted as saying, “If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent [or ‘create’] the universe.” My bookshelf project feels a bit like that. Every step seems to raise new challenges so … Continue reading
Friday 28 October 2016
Comments Off on Fresh Apples?
Apple have just announced their updating product line; I’m not sure I am particularly impressed. In part, they seem to be searching for the next big idea. Earlier this year they did away with the headphone jack on the latest … Continue reading
Monday 22 February 2016
Comments Off on Broken Law?
Apparently Moore’s Law is dead. Again – I’m sure I’ve seen headlines like this before. In the relatively early days of computing — 1965 — Gordon Moore observed that the number of transistors on a chip was doubling every year … Continue reading