Quantum Statement

The New Internet, the New World

Watching this video is really hypnotic.

…built with data collected during the European Space Agency’s Huygens probe on Jan. 14, 2005, shows the operation of the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer camera during its descent and after touchdown. The camera was funded by NASA. [via]

found [via]

I’ve played this video perhaps two dozen times, and I’m still blown away. This is what a database looks like when you add sound, light, and time. Watching this makes me reflect on how data can be represented in so many ways and we’ve only begun to scratch the surface. This makes an Excel Pie Chart look like a stone tablet.

Download the Quicktime version here; you paid for it.

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June 2, 2006 Posted by | Information Science, Innovation, novelty, Science, technology, video, youtube | Leave a comment

Steve’s Innovation Model

In this fast-paced world, its tough to keep up with all the new stuff that keeps whizzing by. To complicate matters further, it seems like there is always somebody out there who is ahead of the game. So, in order to better understand how innovation and the adoption of new paradigms happens, I have created this chart. Where do you see yourself?



larger version here. See also, Innovation Curve of Rogers

March 18, 2006 Posted by | Humor, Innovation, Internet, novelty, Powerpoint, rss, technology | Leave a comment