Archive for February, 2011

Paul Krugman wrote (link) about the “stubborn persistence of bad food in England.” Paraphrasing the article, the quality of food in London dropped significantly due to rapid urbanisation that preceded good transportation system that brought fresh food from the farms. This created a big demand for canned food-based diet, and soon the demand for quality [...]

Sunday, February 13th, 2011 at 19:18 | 0 comments

I am unimpressed by Google’s “sting” operation and their accusations (link) against Bing. All Google did was expose a vulnerability in Bing’s algorithm and then cry wolf. Google should have conducted two more experiments before coming their current conclusion. First, I will explain why the current operation does not mean anything (partly explained here). Second, [...]

Saturday, February 5th, 2011 at 18:45 | 3 comments
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