Revolutionary times

Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Iran…

I read a quote to the effect that the technology invented 10 years ago, will change society profoundly in the next 10 years.

I wonder about the progress that could be achieved if a developing country would provide free and open access to the Internet and computers for its entire population over a long period of time.

Meanwhile Germany is discussing the PhD thesis paper of the Minister of Defence and the missing references. In my humble opinion, the university professors are to blame as well. Why accept a thesis paper or dissertation if it doesn’t cite sources correctly? I am missing this aspect in all of the discussions. If this is your area of research, you’ll be familiar with the various sources and recognize copycats. Right?

And I stumbled across this article on information overload.

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