Then and Now

What were some of the things you had to do to go to a meeting in person? Own a car; insure and maintain it, or deal with public transit ˃ Risk your life driving to the meeting, and risk your life getting back home ˃ Pick up the dry cleaning, shine your shoes and dress...

If…

If Johannes Gutenburg had decided there was no market of his printing press in 1439 because less than 8% of the German population at the time could read, then we might all still be illiterate. If Elon Musk had waited until the masses were screaming for a sustainable...

Moore’s Law

Moore’s Law states that about every two years computer processing speed doubles. The number of transistors which fit into a microprocessor reached over 10 billion in 2017. It was under 10,000 in 1971. I’m old enough to remember soldering firecracker sized transistors...

Mavens of Technology

If the topic is climate change and a climate scientist offers their opinion it’s likely to carry some credence. The same is true if your IT professional provides her recommendation on the state of your computer system, or your marketing specialist advises about the...