“Energy and information are two basic currencies of organic and social systems,” the economics Nobelist Herb Simon once observed. A new technology that alters the terms on which one or the other of these is available to a system can work on it the most profound changes.” Electric vehicles at […]

Some systems never ever die—they just fade into the woodwork.  Talk to the regular software program developer about COBOL (Typical Small business Oriented Language) and they’ll look at you as if you mentioned carbon paper, leaded gasoline, or the seventy eight RPM document. In comparison to modern languages like Go […]