July 2013

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Our Declaration of Fear and Anxiety

James Bradley: “As the ink from his quill pen dried on the Declaration, Jefferson had a reasonable expectation that he could be hanged from the nearest tree, his family destroyed and his land seized.”


Wednesday, 3 July 2013

The new hot commodities market: the cloud

QUARTZ: “Trading computing capacity isn’t as simple as trading, say, wheat. The system implemented by the two firms will allow buyers to specify the location of servers, the precise vendor (e.g. Amazon, IBM, Rackspace), security measures and transfer speed, among other things.”