Daily Archives: 19 August 2010

Anthony Page – Middlemarch [1994]

…si spunea:

It is a great challenge to bring together all the major disciplines – theology, philosophy, cosmology – to show how every faith springs from the same outward source. It is a great endeavor. My notes already present a formidable range of volumes. But the crowning task would be to condense these still expanding insights into a single, unified whole.

O ecranizare fascinanta. George Eliot in absolute Victorian splendor and decay.

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IoT: connecting things…

…rather than people.

Un articol teribil a aparut de curand si intr-o data nefasta (Aug. 13th 2010) in The Economist (dap, unul dintre putinele THE available out there). La asa o data nu putea sa apara ceva despre Stan & Bran, nu? Nu.

Proiectul Internet of Things creaaza posibilitatea unui

global network infrastructure, linking physical and virtual objects through the exploitation of data capture and communication capabilities. The IoT refers to the networked interconnection of everyday objects

ceea ce inseamna, mai pe inteles, ca totul, absolut totul

from food, clothing, pills and pets to personal electronics, appliances and cars (incluse aici fiecare piulita in parte, fiecare LED, fiecare fiecare) will be tagged with tiny radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips and linked together in an open network of objects that would communicate with one another as well as with their users.

Referitor la 0.27 – 0.30, frumos scria cineva: There was a time when humans did not need devices “to hear the planet talking to us”. In fine…

The Difference Engine: Chattering objects.

Aici, o alta conferinta despre acest subiect.