ios vs. Android: The twin futures of mobile net What is open-source software? This refers to software of which its source code has been made available to anyone for any purpose. This grants customers the right to change, develop and distribute the software for any purpose. As seen in the above analogy, Android is an example … Continue reading Open-source v.s. Closed
FULL DISCLOSURE! Game of Thrones spoilers below. It may not seem this way but we're moving away from the Internet 2.0 into something very different. With the emergence of super popular social networking platforms such as Facebook and and dominate platforms like apple, we're moving into a new phase of the internet. Introducing the Walled … Continue reading The Wall..ed Garden?
It will not count as a surprise when I say that video stores are well and truly dead. If you are surprised, "Welcome! Glad to see that you've emerged from your rock." Although there are many reasons why online streaming services such as Netflix are successful, it is mainly due to their business model. Unlike … Continue reading Natural Selection
Whether you're a fighter pilot or a COD Black Ops pro, the ability to make and perform decisions quickly is a skill that we value in a range of professions. John Boyd's OODA Loop theory helps explain how a person processes a situation and come to an effective decision. Observe: Assess the situation by taking into account new … Continue reading OODA Loop: Bird vs. Cat
"Every two days, mankind creates as much information as it did from the dawn of civilization until 2003." - Susan Karlin, FAST COMPANY There has never been any other point in human history that has experienced the amount of information that an average person is exposed to today. This is because we live in a global … Continue reading Distributed Network
Do you pronounce it na-chos or na-choes? There was once this thing where a group of friends would spend twenty minutes arguing about the intricacies of life over a glass (or bottle) of wine. This debate would have gone back and forth as people shared their knowledgable opinions until some enterprising individual pulled out a … Continue reading Just Google it!
Welcome to the wonderful world of cosplay! Today I had to explain what exactly 'cosplay' was to a lady who had heard of it but didn't really understand. For those of you who have also been in this position, know that this isn't such an easy thing to do. In my case I chose … Continue reading Masks, cosplay and Batman