Author Archives: GilPress

About GilPress

I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; http://whatsthebigdata.com/ & http://infostory.com/

The idea of a computer you could put in your pocket was just science fiction

1982 advertisement for the TRS-80 Pocket Computer with Isaac Asimov.

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Remembrances of Things Past

When Shannon was a river and Turing was a car When Banyan was a tree and buses travelled far dBase was where you ran to after you hit the ball Often we were ANSI RISC aversive not at all Windows … Continue reading

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It’s Difficult to Make Predictions, Especially About the Future (Infographic)

by antoniodivico.

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1930 Poster for Book Week

Source: BrainPicker

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The High Cost of Multitasking (Infographic)

by kikikarpus.

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History of Eastern Philosophy (Infographic)

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Selfie, 1920

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