Data centres: Social desert. Facebook’s building a datacenter in Prineville to leverage the natural climate cycle for cooling. I think that’s what you’d call “natural capitalism.”
Gutenberg’s truth: It’s difficult to justify using humans to duplicate content when computers are just so good at it.
Lead by the ever entrepreneurial Will Davis, the Bangor Daily News made a complete switch to WordPress.
Data makes the world more visible. At the end of March, I embarked on a personal initiative at the J-School to quantify as many of our processes as possible. My working thesis: if we can generate enough data about a system, and have a framework… Continue reading →
Inside the multimillion-dollar essay-scoring business. Also broken.
Here’s the problem: I, like many people I know, drive too many places all alone in my car. One person in a three ton metal vehicle that could easily transport five. To move all of that mass around, with such unused, waste internal space, is… Continue reading →