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Google Iceberg (beta)

Ever seen an iceberg? They are magnificent ice mountains, frozen floating islands bobbing around the most northern and southern oceans. Aside from the fact they are frozen, the coolest thing about an iceberg is that only about 1/10 th of the mass of the berg is...

Bill Gates Eases Into Semi-Retirement

Founder Bill Gates will be stepping away from the bulk of his duties at Microsoft in two years time. Starting in July 2008, Gates, aged 50, will devote the majority of his time to the management of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest...

Microsoft Going After Google

“This is hypercompetition, make no mistake,” Bill Gates, November 2005. Gates is worried about Google and has been for a while. For years, observers have watched Microsoft, imagining the frantic pacing behind closed office doors in the executive suites,...

The Final Telegram

The beginning of our era ended almost two weeks ago. The last Western Union telegram was sent on Friday January 27th. Western Union has a long and storied history. Though the company continues to thrive as a money-transfer service, it was among the first public-access...

Why are Bugs Called Bugs?

Have you ever wondered why we call software or hardware errors “bugs”? What a strange word to describe a mistake. Insects, though some may find them repellent, are among the most complex and perfectly adapted creatures on this planet. How can something...