Gongol.com Archives: January 2016

Brian Gongol

January 9, 2016

Computers and the Internet White House summit on countering terrorism on social media

We should actually start the fight in the real world and use the virtual to supplement our efforts

Science and Technology Facebook says Oculus Rift will cost $599

That's not a cheap way to get to virtual reality, but it's new

Computers and the Internet Netflix just added...130 countries to its roster

A few countries, like China, are being left out. But much of the rest of the world can now stream content.

Computers and the Internet "Google Cardboard" gives surgeons a pre-flight

Small improvements add up over time.

Business and Finance Saudi Arabia may put its oil company on the stock market

You should only go for an IPO when you think your operation is at its peak valuation. This is either really stupid or hugely ominous for petroleum.

Business and Finance Union pension cuts are going to hurt

But if the money isn't there, it isn't there. A system with serious design flaws has met its reckoning.

Business and Finance Hyatt takes steps to test "sharing-economy" model

AirBNB and other "sharing-economy" models aren't going to replace conventional hotels, but Hyatt probably deserves applause for takings steps to learn from them

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