October 25th, 2003

Illuminati

Knowledge Navigator

sbisson had a link to a 1988 Apple video showing where they thought knowledge management and computer interfaces were going.

Amusingly, we could now do the vast majority of this, if the will was there to do so. It'd be expensive, and not quite so smooth, but the main barriers are getting people to store information in such a way that the necessary details are easily extracted from it.

Take a look, it's an eye-opener.
Illuminati

The average naked woman

Here are averaged pictures of each decade of Playboy centerfold. Amongst other things, it becomes obvious that the backgrounds have become darker, the skin lighter and the hair blonder as time goes by.