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Today’s quote(s): Alan Kay

Four classics for the price of one:


“The best way to predict the future is to invent it”

“Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born”

“If you don’t fail at least 90 percent of the time, you’re not aiming high enough.”

“People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.”

Source: TIME.com

Who’s Alan Kay you ask? Wikipedia.

Thoughts on the iPad

Note: I wrote this almost a year ago but never published it. I stumbled upon it and thought that it was still pretty relevant and accurate. So here it goes. Then you can re-read the iPad 2 mini-review.

The MKX® as seen on an iPad

After having spent some quality time with my iPad, I want to share some thoughts about it.

Continue reading Thoughts on the iPad

Male to female ratio at work


I just learned that there are 5.26 men for each woman where I work. This is not the average for the whole company, just for the building I’m at. For the whole company the numbers are slightly (but not much) more balanced.

Keep in mind that I work in the Research and Development building. No HR, no Sales, almost no Marketing where I am. Draw your own conclusions.

Real world Flubber prototype

I post this just because it’s cool.

iRobot’s Soft Morphing Blob ‘Bot Takes Its First Steps