Tharum Bun

musings from cambodia

Month: April 2011 (page 2 of 5)

The PhD problem

are we giving out too many degrees?

Firefox four


Armed with his Apple’s Macbook Pro and a Nikon digital camera, Chriantian Bowe is taking on the recent Boeung Kak lake protest, as seen here in his reflection.

Love the way you lie

Apple, Google Receive Phone Users’ Locations

Google and Apple are gathering location information as part of their race to build massive databases capable of pinpointing people’s locations via their cellphones. These databases could help them tap the $2.9 billion market for location-based services—expected to rise to $8.3 billion in 2014, according to research firm Gartner Inc.

The Really Smart Phone
Researchers are harvesting a wealth of intimate detail from our cellphone data, uncovering the hidden patterns of our social lives, travels, risk of disease—even our political views.

Blogs are dead, long live blogging

The classic idea of the blog may have passed, but blogging is alive and well. However, it is in a kind of creative crisis, with the market appearing to assume a longer tail with a steeper curve.


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