Category Archives for computing

Laptop of the future

Vlad Savov of The Verge says the new MacBook is the future: I have no doubt that this new MacBook will, over time and one or two more iterations, become my go-to laptop for both work and play. It’s headed … Continue reading

10. March 2015 by Han Sheng
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Design: Apple vs. Microsoft

Joe Dombrowski does an analysis of the design philosophies of Apple and Microsoft: It should be clear by now that Apple does not have the monopoly on design. Both companies, especially in the modern computing era, have been very design focused, … Continue reading

27. December 2011 by Han Sheng
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printf(“RIP Dennis Ritchien”);

I remember diligently referring to his classic book “The C Programming Language” when I was learning C. Wired’s tribute to him: Dennis Ritchie is the father of the C programming language, and with fellow Bell Labs researcher Ken Thompson, he … Continue reading

14. October 2011 by Han Sheng
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Writing & coding

I wrote a short post a few months ago about the similarities between writing and programming. Today, I came across an article that puts across some of my points more eloquently. Kevin Carey on Decoding the Value of Computer Science: … Continue reading

16. November 2010 by Han Sheng
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Trillions: The future of computing

This is a short film (a fast paced preview of a larger effort) by MAYA Design created to put some perspective on the invisible but fast approaching challenges and opportunities in the pervasive computing age. An interesting way of putting … Continue reading

10. November 2009 by Han Sheng
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