Articles by Peter Nowak

Calling in sick

September 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

Just a quick message to let regular readers know that I’m down with the flutoday, so no post. With any luck, I’ll be back to regular posting on [...]

Can Moneyball be applied to film making?

September 6, 2012 // 1 Comment

According to analytics, younger, lesser-known actors consistently deliver a better bang for the buck when it comes to film revenue - as long as it's not a movie that's completely dependent on the actor's personality. [...]

Why do we still use QWERTY keyboards?

September 5, 2012 // 2 Comments

The Dvorak keyboard: the better way doesn’t always win out. A while ago, I wrote a post on how current video game consoles were essentially broken technology. Up until [...]

Nokia prepares push as big boys loom

September 4, 2012 // 1 Comment

Windows phones: they’re different, but no one’s buying. As numerous analysts have pointed out, this week could make or break Nokia as it shows off its new Windows [...]

All hail robot labour!

September 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s Labour Day, so I’m taking the day off. This also seems like a good opportunity to celebrate all the ways in which robots have taken jobs from humans. Check [...]

Why yes, faster broadband is important

August 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

This is what poor economic growth looks like. Does high-speed broadband increase economic growth? It’s a dumb question – of course it does – but it’s [...]
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