How does the Open Source model...

Aug 30, 2013 by

On the face of it, in a capitalist society where you only work for financial and personal reward where the profit margin is everything, the open source model shouldn’t work. So what is it and how does it work?

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Can Machines think – CAP...

Jul 17, 2012 by

Can machines think ? Computer genius Alan Turing tried to answer this philosophical question by devising the Turing test. You might be surprised to find that you take part in this regularly with CAPTCHAs

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Knickknack Googlewack

May 4, 2012 by

Google is often taken for granted .. you type in a phrase, you get instant intellisense help, you hit “search” and seconds later you get hundreds of thousands of results. The speed when you think about it is mind boggling.

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Charles Babbage – Comput...

Mar 30, 2012 by

Charles Babbage is widely regarded as the father of the computer. But without electricity what could an early 19th century computer possibly be like.

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How does a computer CPU work ?

Nov 11, 2011 by

Computers are a part of everyday life. At it’s core is the CPU. But what is it and how does it work?

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How Does Google Work?

May 5, 2011 by

Ever wondered how Google works? How it finds those results so quickly ? Here’s an info graphic that goes someway to explaining...

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