Monthly archives: April, 2011

U.S. Lagging in Using Technology

New York Times
JOHN MARKOFF

Published: April 12, 2011

The United States continues to lag other nations in its use of computing and communications technology, according to an annual study issued Tuesday by the World Economic Forum.

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Bond Starts Shaking Things Up, Stirring His Fans

This Day in Tech
Wired
by John Scott Lewinski

April 13, 1953: British publishing house Jonathan Cape publishes Ian Fleming’s first novel, Casino Royale, introducing the world to literature’s most famous spy: James Bond, 007.

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April 7, 1964: IBM Bets Big on System/360

Wired
By Randy Alfred

IBM unveils the System/360 line of mainframe computers. It was a daring innovation that transformed business, science, government and the IT industry itself.
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When the Data Struts Its Stuff

New York Times
By NATASHA SINGER

Published: April 2, 2011

IN an uncharted world of boundless data, information designers are our new navigators.
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Paul Baran, Internet Pioneer, Dies at 84

By KATIE HAFNER
The New York Times
Published: March 27, 2011

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