Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe George Dyson Alan Turing‘s contributions to science and computers are beyond doubt. His work on information technology, cryptography, and logic is still echoing today (especially around the Turing Machine and intelligent agents). Dyson does more than just tell the story of Turing. The book shares the eco–system […]

Friction, and Innovation on Ice

Technological innovation – defined here as a new phenomena, packaged in a new frame for the market – is subject to friction. Existing market patterns, users’ habits or false iteration work against the goals and development of an innovation. Without new energy offsetting the friction, it would come to a stop. Things like founders’ care, […]

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