The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Southampton in England today announced they would start a new ‘study’ of Web: the science of the Web. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, for BBC Science, said that he wants to set up a web science research project to study the SOCIAL implications of web’s development. And finally, social aspect on Web and Initiative will be launched at universities including several disciplines: social sciences, psychology and life sciences, with technology development. Semantic Web standards will be included as well (:
For those who are not familiar with life and significant work of Serbian genius, master of lightning (and many other things he had invented that we use everyday) Nikola Tesla (these days role David Bowie in “the Prestige”), see this awesome documentary phenomenon the missing secrets of Nikola Tesla, on Google Video.
Talking about Internet usage, here’s the latest results of The Centre for Reseach of IT’s of Belgrade Open School (CePIT), under the study ” Internet Penetration in Serbia 2006″. You can donwload the survey, results and other free eBooks on similar issues.
yesterday, within rome film festival, was premiere of christopher nolan’s film the prestige (drama, sci-fi, triller, fantasy). interesting appearance is david bowie playing serbian inventor, electical engineer and scientist –nikola tesla
- Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night:
God said, “Let Tesla be”, and all was light.
B.A. Behrend, AIEE annual meeting, New York City, May 18, 1917.
Orhan Pamuk, a political dissident who has often clashed with the establishment, won the 2006 Nobel Literature prize, becoming the first Turk to win the coveted award.Pamuk, author of the book My Name is Red, Snow and half-a-dozen other novels, won the Nobel Literature Prize for a body of work that probes the crossroads of Muslim and Western cultures. Pamuk was the first writer in the Muslim world who has earned plaudits abroad and condemnation at home for speaking openly about the suffering of Armenians at the hands of Turks nearly a century ago.
As Ivo Andric won Nobel Literature Prize for 1961 for his great novel The Bridge on the Drina and wrote about the conflicts between Serbs and Muslims during the occupation by the Ottoman Empire, it all sems like the history’s repeating…
According to the source of Wall Street Journal Google is about to buy popular online video site YouTube for about $1.6 billion.Though Google Video (beta version) is working all the way, the fact is that popular YouTube and its users watch more than 100 million videos daily. Quoting the other source, the company’s chief executive, Chad Hurley, said that the company was not for sale and a future initial public offering was possible.