Thinking Like a Computer Scientist

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A gripping and exhilarating read for anyone who likes to spend time Thinking About Thinking. What is computational thinking? Computational thinking is a way of solving problems, designing systems, and understanding human behavior that draws on concepts fundamental to computer science. Computational thinking is thinking in terms of abstractions, invariably multiple layers of abstraction at […]

Go Where The Bloggers Go

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Steve Rubel tracks the meme behind the success of The Four hour Work Week,  by Tim Ferris. A meme is  a “unit of cultural information” which can propagate from one mind to another in a manner analogous to genes (i.e., the units of genetic information). Go where bloggers go Be there with a message and […]

Clean Technology Bigger Than Internet?

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 Clean Technology Bigger Than Internet? At least Bill Joy, thinks so. A global response to climate change will spur a business revolution bigger than the internet, said co-founder of Sun Microsystems Bill Joy. “Solar cells are semiconductors, heat to electricity is semiconductors, software to manage systems comes out of Silicon Valley,” said Joy, who is […]

Gleaning Trends from Future Jobs

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One of the ways to track trends is to see what kind of people industries are hiring. From Networks World: Five cool future IT positions: 1. Information steward 2. Service delivery manager 3. Technology-business relationship manager 4. Outsourcing relationship manager 5. Mobile-application developer Jobs in Information definitely seems like a trend. This makes me happy […]

Triples and Congruence

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Triples and the congruence of triples are recurring patterns in life. Here are a few ( a random collection). Mother, Father and Teacher In India there is a saying Mother, Father and Teacher are your visible Gods. They also happen to be your first teachers. I did not realize it at that time, but this […]