How the GPS Tracker has Evolved Over the Years

GPS technology development began in 1973 with the intent to replace several other navigation systems the U.S. government had used in the past that didn’t live up to expectations. Many classified engineering studies went into the technology, which was created and implemented by the U.S. Department of Defense. The original GPS system ran on 24 satellites and became fully operational […]

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Response to The Matthew Effect

Draxi has made an interesting long response to my post The Matthew Effect : How WoW is Like Bill Gates Although I agree with the Matthew effect I dissagree with the idea that somehow WoW or any other venture is unkillable. It all boils down to strategy. WoW has a major weakness that no MMO has taken advantage of, the weakness […]

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5 Technological Advances That Started Out as Something Completely Different

They say necessity is the mother of invention, but often the most valuable inventions are happy accidents on the path of attempting to create something very different. Here are a few of the most well known examples, and their rise to fame. Silly Putty During World War II, the Japanese occupied many rubber-producing countries in the Pacific Rim. Rubber was […]

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The Singularity by Ray Kurzweil at Google

Everybody knows Ray Kurzweil , the father of the “Singularity” concept in technologies. His most famous book (“the Singularity is near”) has been reading in all other the world and presents a vison of the future by the convergence of 4 means technologic domains : Artificial Intelligence, nanotechnologies, Biotechnologies and robotic. With the leadership of the informatic and the informatic […]

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