The most important rule in Islam is “judgment on anything is a branch of conceptualising it”. To determine whether a belief can be accepted by a Muslim or not, this is the first and most often repeated principle. However, when it comes to matters scientific, this indispensable rule for correct judgment is . . . → Read More: A much needed shift towards science
By Jay Yarow
Everyone is freaking out about this chart from mobile analytics company Flurry on Twitter today. It shows people spend 86% of their time on iOS and Android devices in apps. The mobile browser only accounts for 14% of our time now. A year ago, 80% of time was spent in apps, and 20% was in the mobile . . . → Read More: Mobile Web Surfing Has Died: People spend more time on smartphone apps than on web surfing
In case you missed it, Twitter (TWTR) is having big problems as a public company.
They don’t have a problem with their core product. Its users seem to adore it. And it’s not a problem with making ad money from it. All indications are that that’s going swimmingly.
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Company founder Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook’s ambitious plan to bring Internet access to the parts of the world without it through drones. Its Connectivity Lab could become a major competitor with Google’s Project Loon
Facebook is friending drones.
The social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg revealed Thursday that the company’s ambitious plan to bring Internet access to . . . → Read More: Facebook befriending drones
Steve Jobs used to tell a story about how he first became inspired by the idea of what computers could do.
He’d say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.
At the top of the list, there were . . . → Read More: It’s been EIGHT YEARS since Apple introduced new technology that made it easier for humans to interact with computers!
1). The importance of “permissionless innovation”
The thing that is most extraordinary about the internet is the way it enables permissionless innovation. This stems from two epoch-making design decisions made by its creators in the early 1970s: that there would be no central ownership or control; and that the network would not be optimized for any particular application: all . . . → Read More: 25 things about the Internet that many people don’t know about
It may hard to believe with the Bay Area’s omnipresence of Internet access, but around five billion of the seven billion people on this Earth are without the ability to connect.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, however, has plans to reduce that number to zero.
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