The Joys of Extrapolation

At technology review they have an article discussing the work of two scientists:These guys argue that it’s possible to measure the complexity of life and the rate at which it has increased from prokaryotes to eukaryotes to more complex creatures such as worms, fish and finally mammals. That produces a clear exponential increase identical to that behind … Continue reading The Joys of Extrapolation


Cliff Diving

I wrote previously the inevitable overreach of large corporations and their tendency to become controlling and eventually disappear.  In this business cliché riddled article by Brad Peters, he gives some lessons about what happens inside a corporation that prevents them from adapting to market changes.  In this case it's about Oracle who is famous for … Continue reading Cliff Diving