Things that I find interesting, mostly about nature, science, mathematics, programming, and Thailand's fight against corruption.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
How Adsense Was Born
I stumbled on this interesting account of how Google's ubiquitous Adsense (the ads from Google that you see everywhere) was born. Humans are not smart enough to predict most things, so one way to see if anything works is to actually make a prototype and see.