Monthly Archives: January 2011

Yesterday’s future of the books…

I’ve been invited yesterday to an open discussion on this subject: “What would Jules Verne say about the future of the books?”. For me, it was like a deep breath of fresh air, talking and listening to people that I … Continue reading

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iPads in classrooms

I’ve done some thinking before writing about this article, but sometimes it can be useful to point dumb things out too. Gizmodo rants against iPad adoption in the classrooms in one of the most incoherent and un-documented way. Maybe I … Continue reading

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What’s Apple doing with its money

Asymco on Apple’s 3.9 B investment: By buying an option on production, not production itself Apple has a clever way to “own factories” without actually owning them: gain control over marginal increase in production without the impact from CapEX or depreciation.

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The Search of Doom

“Google was designed to play the role of a passive observer of the internet: web content was created for people, not specific Google queries, and Google would look around, take inventory of what was available, and give it to people … Continue reading

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"Ugly fonts are better" is a stupid theory. Learning is not memorizing

There is a lot of fuss lately around the disfluency in reading a text (Telegraph, UsabilityPost and Wired) Someone has thrown the idea that e-readers are “not so great” because their content is, well, too legible, therefore the learning efficiency is low. (First thing to … Continue reading

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How convenient

Schmidt leaves after Jobs.

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Doesn’t it taste like Matrix to you? The editing of the matrix was creating duplicates…? Anybody?

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