Archive for February, 2014

Entrevista a Jack Dorsey

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Wired UK Magazine:

Jack Dorsey isn’t just co-founder of Twitter. He’s also the man behind an ambitious new startup called Square that is taking on the credit-card industry. Square — just launched in the US — lets anyone send or receive cash by inserting a one-inch-square plastic device into his or her iPhone or Android phone. You can take credit-card payments or send money to others via your phone — and you don’t need to deal with the conventional banks.



Cortometraje Noah

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Cortometraje Noah | Festival de Cine de Toronto:

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As We May Think

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

“As Director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, Dr. Vannevar Bush has coordinated the activities of some six thousand leading American scientists in the application of science to warfare. In this significant article he holds up an incentive for scientists when the fighting has ceased. He urges that men of science should then turn to the massive task of making more accessible our bewildering store of knowledge. For years inventions have extended man’s physical powers rather than the powers of his mind. Trip hammers that multiply the fists, microscopes that sharpen the eye, and engines of destruction and detection are new results, but not the end results, of modern science. Now, says Dr. Bush, instruments are at hand which, if properly developed, will give man access to and command over the inherited knowledge of the ages. The perfection of these pacific instruments should be the first objective of our scientists as they emerge from their war work. Like Emerson’s famous address of 1837 on “The American Scholar,” this paper by Dr. Bush calls for a new relationship between thinking man and the sum of our knowledge”. —THE EDITOR. The Atlantic: