I figure this is a perfectly legitimate diversion of property since the main use for this puzzle is to stimulate the brains of middle schoolers. So, I decided to test some ideas that I thought might work for an eventual painting for this project. The book received much praise from Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and, through the Gates Foundation, a major supporter of science and technology for development.
There’s also an old PlayStation game called Aquanaut’s Holiday that includes the Dunk. It in fact is so common today to find Google’s quintessential text ad links on almost every site you visit. Baird writes with obvious technical expertise, but clearly enough for the interested nonscientist to follow, so this book will hopefully spread the knowledge of Hawai’ian cetaceans to a broad audience.
In Accra, she quickly found an Internet café willing to let a group of students use its computers for about an hour a day for the project. That is, thanks to Google and company, more and more newspapers find it difficult to reap returns on their property (good journalism and deserved reputation).
So when a Wikipedia entry ranks high on Google’s result pages, it is a translation of the number and weight of links that forward readers to the open-to-all encyclopedia. I’ve had the honor of talking with Dr. Baird about a paper I’m writing on cetacean tracking, and he’s done extensive work in this area.
Citing many examples, the author shows that companies like Wal-Mart (the giant supermarket chain) and Dell (the PC and consumer electronics producer) that adopted IT ahead of all the competitors of their industries have achieved an enviable advantage.