Codes & Contracts: from cuneiform to XML

The cuneiform alphabet is 5000 years old and was adopted by the Akkadians, Babylonians, Sumerians and Assyrians to write their own languages in Mesopotamia for about 3000 years. In the next five centuries we’ll share with the Mesopotamian Civilizations the longevity of adoption of an alphabet, Cuneiform for the former and the Phoenician-Greek-Latin alphabet for […]

Paper still wins

The reason why I’ll never change my Samsung Note smartphone for any other device is it’s on-device hand writing capabilities: I take notes anywhere by hand in a fast organized and natural way; my notes, my way, into “digital paper”. Yet I don’t consider myself a benchmark since I’m kind of a “geek” and gadget-loving […]