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Heinlein passage

Detener el reloj de la historia en beneficio de los intereses particulares de algunos…

  Me lo envía Carlos J. Hidalgo a través de Twitter, es un fragmento de la página 34 de la edición española, titulada “Historia del futuro – I“, de “The past through tomorrow“ (1967), una recopilación de
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Mark

Entendiendo la economía del conocimiento

The economy of the last century was primarily based on natural resources, industrial machines and manual labor. Many of these resources were zero-sum and controlled by companies. If someone else had an oil field, then you did not. There were only so many oil fields, and only so much wealth could
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FDR-Quote

Desempleo

No country, however rich, can afford the waste of its human resources. Demoralization caused by vast unemployment is our greatest extravagance. Morally, it is the greatest menace to our social order.” (“Ningún país, por rico que sea, puede permitirse el despilfarro de sus recursos humanos. La desmoralización
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Race against the machine (Kindle edition) - Amazon.es

Sobre tecnología y desempleo

… the role of humans as the most important factor of production is bound to diminish in the same way that the role of horses in agricultural production was first diminished and then eliminated by the introduction of tractors” (… el papel de los seres humanos como el factor más importante
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Jonathan Ive

Así de sencillo

“We are really pleased with our revenues but our goal isn’t to make money. It sounds a little flippant, but it’s the truth. Our goal and what makes us excited is to make great products. If we are successful people will like them and if we are operationally competent, we will make money.” Sir Jonathan
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mockapetris2

Sobre la complejidad

“The Wright brothers didn’t have a bathroom or drink cart on the original airplane. You can add features later.” (Los hermanos Wright no tenían baño ni carrito de bebidas en su primer avión. Puedes añadir prestaciones después)   La frase es de Paul Mockapetris, inventor del sistema DNS para
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TBL

La red de todos frente al modelo de negocio de unos pocos

Record labels have a very strong voice when it comes to arguing for their particular business model, which is in fact out of date. The result is that laws have been created which make out as if the only problem on the internet is teenagers stealing music. The world is bigger than
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Zuck

Sobre los hackers

Hackers believe that the best idea and implementation should always win — not the person who is best at lobbying for an idea or the person who manages the most people.” Mark Zuckerberg, en el documento de oferta pública de acciones de Facebook, 1 de febrero de 2012   (Traducción libre: Los hackers
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GuettaBN

La música, antes y ahora

Antes, había que alquilar unos estudios carísimos. Y para que te escucharan, tenías que depender de las grandes compañías y cosas así. Pero hoy la música es más democrática. Si quieres hacer música, puedes. Con tu ordenador es posible conseguir un sonido de calidad profesional sin tener que dejarte el
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