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Entries from February 23rd, 2010

Apple Weeds Porn from the Store — The Lessons

February 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

From VHS to the Internet, it’s just a fact that porn drives growth of new technologies.  One of the ways it does that is by pushing on boundaries so the rest of us know where the lines are.  In today’s (Feb 22, 2010) NY Times, Jenna Wortham has a great article: “Apple Bans Some Apps […]

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The Sweet, the Creepy and the Aha Moment

February 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Starting off the week with a few stories I got to over the weekend.  Enjoy The Sweet: Carl Sagan’s Interstellar Love Story – Enjoy NPR’s Valentines Day story featuring Ann Druyan, (Carl Sagan’s Widow)  The recording Carl and Ann made for NASA to represent life on earth to alien cultures includes something very personal. The […]

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Google Buzz – This year’s New Coke

February 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Brands, Uncategorized

As a former IBMer who witnessed and participated in IBM’s resurgence in the 90’s, I’m a big fan of companies who are willing to regularly reinvent themselves and “eat their own lunch.”  Listening to the market, IBM invented WebSphere, eventually ignoring the screams from the Lotus division that Notes/Domino was a fine web platform that […]

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Melville, Moby Dick and the iPad vs. Twitter and the Kindle — No Contest

February 3rd, 2010 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Moby Dick: 1,520 or so tweets.

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