When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? -- John Maynard Keynes

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The new minimalist virtual world

Minimalism and the virtual world go hand in hand--

The dark matter of the virtual world: resources — Tech News and Analysis: "It’s because of the virtual nature of connected technology that resources have become so decoupled from digital services. Years ago our CD collections were stacked up on our walls in our living rooms, and our books across our shelves. Now our digital music collections are stored in Apple’s iCloud, or sit on Spotify’s servers and our books are compressed into our Kindles. The physical goods are hidden, and replaced with energy produced by a power plant and used to keep the data center running thousands of miles away, and energy produced at a power plant probably hundreds of miles away and piped to your outlet. . . ."


The Big Picture

Financial Crisis - The Telegraph

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