Goodbye Oscar Niemeyer

The famous Brasilian architect recently passed away, on December 5th 2012, at the age of 104! I started to admire his work, and write about his work for Brasilia, the new capital of Brasil, back in the ’90s. It really impressed me that the city was planned completely from scratch (an unknown concept in oldContinue reading “Goodbye Oscar Niemeyer”

Economist’s map of the Internet: the realms of GAFA

A recent article on the Economist (1 Dec 2012) portrayed a map of the Internet, with the 4 big players: Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon – abbreviated in GAFA.The articles itself is based ont he metaphor and continuously refers to the visual metaphor. The Economist is going visual 🙂 Thank you Martin for the hint