It’s April Fools Day AND Apple’s Birthday. In fact they are ’40 today’, so in celebration they have raised the Jolly Roger at Infinite Loop.[ Thanks to 9-5 Mac ].
For my part it seemed pertinent to highlight to share some of the highlights of how Apple (the company that nobody understands) have consistently made fools of us all. In no particular order … Continue reading
Why didn’t anyone ever tell me that tensor contraction is just the extension of the inner product to multilinear algebras? Or that a dot product is just the special case of contraction of a pair of 1-tensors, which are also known as vectors?
Duh, it ALL makes sense now.
… they have to happen. But the US lags, even as the Publishing and Music industries suffer.
Meanwhile, over in The Netherlands, there is a micro-payment company that isn’t just profitable – but saving companies because of their service.
There is a great dialogue here on it and how it works.
I am PUMPED.
Today is the day that I finally got into the Grid. Can’t wait to get going.
On August 11, 1994, Kohn sold a CD of Sting’s Ten Summoner’s Tales album to a friend in Philadelphia, who used his credit card to spend $12.48, plus shipping costs, in a transaction that, for the first time ever, was protected by encryption technology.
Amazing to think that e-commerce has only been with us for 21 years. And who knew that a Sting album was part of the transaction. Had we known, we could have stopped it all then !
[ Source : Fast Company, via NextDraft ]
Preparing schoolchildren for jobs that don’t yet exist requires engagement from educators and businesses, writes Claudia Harris
… personally, I would argue that they also need to read this book. Hell – everyone should read it.
[ Source : The Daily Telegraph ]