Review: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang book cover from Goodreads Ted Chiang's collection of his stories published between 1990 and 2002 is now one of my favorite books ever, full of some of my favorite stories ever. There is not one story in this collection I did not enjoy, and all of them left me in awe. Yes, I'm going to be a little breathless with this review, but it's how I've been feeling for days now ever since I started reading Stories of Your Life and Others.

The Jobs Problem: Discuss

Last time I offered a few suggestions about what you and I can do about the jobs problem, being that this is a problem of demographics and technology, and you and I are technology enthusiasts. Local, national, and global discussions that FINALLY places demographics and technology in their rightful, primary positions. Here is what I … Continue reading The Jobs Problem: Discuss

Technology Trends in 2014 (from 2012)

(While these trends are United States-centric, most of them also apply to other developed countries, and will soon apply to developing countries as well.) Internet A significant fraction of households now have 100-200 mbps broadband connections, with pockets of 400 mpbs connections spreading to some cities, and more, but still rare, 1 gbps connections. The … Continue reading Technology Trends in 2014 (from 2012)

Technology Trends in 2012 (From 2012)

(While these trends are United States-centric, most of them also apply to other developed countries, and will soon apply to developing countries as well.) In 2012, nearly everyone will benefit from faster internet speeds, 1080p video will be everywhere, vast and flexible LCD displays will cover more marketing space, hardware will arrive to support the … Continue reading Technology Trends in 2012 (From 2012)