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A Capitalist’s Dilemma

20th Nov 2012 - 08:11pm News Clips
We need more empowering innovations. Many great technology firms ruined by executives who only care about ROI. In order to revive empowering innovations, we need executives with visions.by Clayton Christensen, November 3, 2012, New York…

A Nerd’s Perspective on Software Patents

21st Jul 2012 - 12:03am News Clips
Software patent cost more harm than good to the society allowing companies patent obvious common things. We should have a patent system that penalize those “fake” patent by imposing a heavity fine if a patent is later shown to…

Is Math Still Relevant?

11th Mar 2012 - 12:51am News Clips
Is math still relevant? That depends on your metaphysical view of the world. If the reality is indeed appearance of mathematics as some metaphysics theories suggest and we are living in endless possibility of equations, then maths is the only…

Whales are people, too

26th Feb 2012 - 09:43pm News Clips
I strongly against animal right because they are not human. However, my ethical theory is based on self reflective intelligent beings and Kantian rational moral contract. According to my ethical theory, since cetacean has near human intelligent,…

Hong Kong Was Better Under the British

25th Feb 2012 - 01:21pm News Clips
Maybe it is politically incorrect, but this article simply state the fact. If there is a referendum in Hong Kong today, asking the people whether they want to rejoin the UK or stay with China, I am pretty sure people will pick UK over China. If people…

Why French Parents Are Superior

5th Feb 2012 - 09:26am News Clips
In general, I don’t like the French way of thinking, but this is one of the few things that I actually like about French. Kids should learn how to cope with boredom on his own. Give less immediate attention to your kid and he will learn patient.…

The Strange Birth and Long Life of Unix

7th Dec 2011 - 10:18pm News Clips
Who said history is boring? This is a very interesting history of the world’s most important operating system.The classic operating system turns 40, and its progeny abound By Warren Toomey, IEEE Spectrum, December 2011 They say that…

Why Do Intellectuals Oppose Capitalism? by Robert Nozick

7th Nov 2011 - 08:15pm News Clips
Why do we have so many intellectuals in the first place? They do not seem to be very productive in modern society. Maybe we need a few as keepers for our knowledge, but educating most of them are just wasting resources of the society. Robert Nozick…

Transistor Wars

31st Oct 2011 - 05:08pm News Clips
As long as transistor continue to shrink for the next 30 years, I won’t be out of work before I retire. Somehow I have a feeling that I won’t see the end of Moore’s law in my life time, since there is always some new innovation…

RIP Dennis Ritchie (1941 – 2011)

14th Oct 2011 - 07:56am News Clips
When the world is mourning with the death of Steve Jobs, the world lost another tech pioneer Dennis Ritchie, the inventor of C and UNIX. To many geeks, Dennis’ role in the computer revolution is way more important than Steve.Dennis Ritchie,…
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