If depression has an evolutionary purpose, it’s certainly not obvious. Depression makes people consider suicide and less interested in sex, which does not encourage the species’ survival. But two evolutionary psychologists theorise that depression’s purpose is enhanced mental skills.
The new Nexus One is a sleek, awesome handset, but the most important ingredient in touchscreen smartphones is software. The screen is just a canvas that software paints on, and Android 2.1 is a work of art.
When technologists of the future look back in time, they’ll remember 2009 as the year Google got serious about an internet operating system, speeding up the web and indexing EVERYTHING in sight. Take a look at the year 2009 in Google.