the methods by which we make connections and learn about things that we weren’t specifically looking for have a long way to go before they can equal the pleasures of a great morning newspaper.
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 Read more about Apple Weeds Porn from the Store — The Lessons[…]
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 Read more about The Sweet, the Creepy and the Aha Moment[…]
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 Read more about Google Buzz – This year’s New Coke[…]
I want to quickly get out this post, the Part 2 of my series on who will win the App Phone battle. This battle is only about 4 times more complicated than the Betamax vs. VHS classic, but there are some interesting parallels. Scenario 2 – Apple Wins (here’s the link to Scenario 1 on Read more about App Phones — Who Will Win? Part Two[…]
Three are a number of scenarios that are being discussed these days about the Motorola Droid, Android and the Google NexusOne phone and what they mean for the future of mobile applications. Before I give my opinion on who will win, I want to take a moment to talk about why the mobile app platform Read more about App Phones – Who will win?[…]