According to the best of my calculations, the growth of Gmail storage is linear in time. Today, I recorded the amount of storage at two different times and found the rate of storage growth to be about 4.06541 bytes per second. This is consistent with Wikipedia’s report that, as of Jan 18th, 2010 Gmail’s storage… Continue reading Google’s generosity goes to zero!
A while ago I wrote about beauty in Nature (seen from the perspective of a physicist), and posted a video with Richard Feynman’s insightful reflections on the topic. I just came across another version of that answer, which is incredibly beautiful. Check it out below: Note. I found the video on kottke.org.
If you like sharing everything and if you think that pressing a ‘like’-button is too much work, you’re going to love Facebook’s new frictionless sharing. If you like to steal a private moment once in a while and sometimes try to pretend to be cooler than you are, you might not like it so much.… Continue reading On ‘Frictionless Sharing’