The New Era

septiembre 28, 2008

Has someone asked itself about what’s going on?

Some days ago I did and I realized that there are too many things happening in the world, I used to think the future will come, but the very truth is that the future is here, and is reaching us so fast that we can’t even notice.

Some time ago I read about the Web 2.0 and how It’s was going to be, but the Web 2.0 was already here, and the Web 3.0 it’s getting closer, I loved the Wikipedia’s analogy about the Web:

  • Web 1.0 (read-only)
  • Web 2.0 (read-write)
  • Web 3.0 (read-write-execute)

When I was a child, I used to think about the future, the flying cars, the houses in the moon, a lot of things that seemed like I got them from a drunk person.

Now we don’t have houses on the moon, but we got smartphones, with wi-fi, mms, e-mail, etc. Why hire an assistant if you can get a smartphone?, Why contract a phone line if we can set up a VoIP phone?, Why use the postal service if I can send an e-mail?, I don’t have to go to library anymore because I have Internet, I don’t even have to read a book, the computer does, and sometimes I don’t use the mouse or the keyboard, with a bluetooth hands free I give orders to the computer.

As a computer engineer, I wonder, Why do it if I can code it?

The IA was a dream, now It’s a reality. The human brain has created many awesome things, I hope we can use our brilliant mind to do something good with the earth. Everything’s going to change soon, the new era won’t come, it’s already here and we have to move on.

Some years ago the big deal was to create the tools, now the big deal is what to do with the tools?

What’s gonna happen now?

What will follow our present?

We are living our parent’s future, now we have to make our’s.


Java Course

septiembre 17, 2008

You can find the Java course by Cisco here.

I found a little program text-to-speech, TextAloud is a program wich has some voices, the crack for the program and the crack to the Jorge’s voice.

I’ll edit this later.