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8 Great Places To Find Articles Worth Reading On The WebMakeUseOf has a list and description of sites that collect good articles History of supercomputers — fast, faster, fastestAt ZDNet, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols describes supercomputers from the CDC-6600 to the present champ, Milky Way-2 How Computer Memory WorksYouTube video from Computerphile explains what goes on […]

Quote of the week

The reason the world isn’t awash in cheap-but-capable handhelds is because of the gullibility of the buying public. Yes, that means you.—John C. Dvorak at PCMag

Five more interesting articles

The end of ownership: The zero-marginal-cost economySociety is undergoing tremendous change right now — those of us who enjoy services like Uber and Kickstarter are experiencing it firsthand. The sharing and collaboration practices of the internet are extending to transportation (Uber), hotels (Airbnb), financing (Kickstarter, LendingClub), music services (Spotify) and even software development (Linux, Drupal). […]

Five interesting posts

Here are five articles you might find worth looking at: Soon no one will care about a phone’s battery lifeMany phones claim all day battery life but we all know that’s mostly bs, however that’s about to change. There are three major trends driving this future: bigger phones, better hardware and Android L.—Julio Franco at […]

Quote of the week

As far as I can see, the future of Windows Phone is that it will eventually be replaced by Android. In fact – and I don’t make bold predictions lightly – I can’t see a future where Microsoft doesn’t pull the plug on Windows Phone in the next few years and switch to Android.—Adrian Kingsley-Hughes […]