30 janeiro 2011

Rob_O(t)Ndage

«The day broke gray and dull. The clouds hung heavily, and there was a rawness in the air that suggested snow. A woman servant came into a room in which a child was sleeping and drew the curtains. She glanced mechanically at the house opposite, a stucco house with a portico, and went to the child's bed. "Wake up, Philip," she said»

Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham - On line Here!


Da língua checa "robota", trabalho forçado; Karel Čapek usou pela primeira vez a palavra "robot" com esse significado numa de suas peças de teatro - Vídeoclip original de 1977


«Indeed, Silicon Valley may be one of the few places where businesses are still aware of the ideas of Joseph Schumpeter, an Austrian economist who wrote about business cycles during the first half of the last century. He said the lifeblood of capitalism was “creative destruction.” Companies rising and falling would unleash innovation and in the end make the economy stronger. Recessions “can cause people to think more about the effective use of their assets,” said Craig R. Barrett, the retiring chairman of Intel, who has seen ten such downturns in his long career. “In the good times, you can get a bit careless or not focused as much on efficiency. In bad times, you’re forced to see if there is a technology” that will help.»


Article here! The research is turning On!  Agora em Português (é prómenino e prámenina, olhó):

2 comentários:

pinguim disse...

Adoro música,e sou bastante ecléctico, mas...até há um par de anos não gostava de jazz e de uma espécie de música a que chamo "música contemporânea"; hoje o jazz entranhou-se e gosto sem reservas.
Mas a outra... confesso que continua no purgatório (por falta de melodia?)

Ophiuchus disse...

Se não fossem os sintetizadores não haveria a continuidade nesta conquista musical (nem as bolachas que agora como|) - e não estaríamos aqui, ao mesmo tempo!
Porque a natureza somos nós que a (des)construímos|

P.S. - E o que ouvíamos no elevador...