Month: November 2008

  • Netbooks and Smartphones Converging

    Cell phones are getting larger to accommodate a larger display and laptops are getting smaller and more portable. As the cellphone gets more expensive and the laptop gets cheaper there will come a time in the not too distant future where they will cross. Which device will it be? The netbook or the smartphone? Who’s […]

  • Spin the Bottle 2.0

    Jan Chipchase is a research anthropologist at Nokia who travels the world and studies how people interact with technology. His blog (future perfect) is a fascinating stream of one off thoughts and observations which twist your mine to look at the everyday world around us with a new sense of wonder. In the photo above […]

  • Track Me Panel at Web 2.0 Summit

    Sharing location has become much easier but it brings up a lot of new questions. Who owns the data, what can you do with this data? Brady Forrest of O’Reilly Media has been exploring these issues with the Where 2.0 conference and brought together four people at this year’s Web 2.0 Summit to discuss the […]

  • A Proud Day for All Americans

    A Proud Day for All Americans

    I flew back from Denver last night on a plane full of Obama volunteers who were working Colorado to get out the vote. The pilot reported during the flight that McCain had conceded and the entire plane erupted in cheers the same way it did in the hotel bar when CNN called Pennsylvania and at […]

  • Religion and Politics

    Wow, and I thought California’s Proposition 8 was a bad idea, check out what folks here in Colorado have to vote on in Proposition 48.

  • Election Day

    See latest stories on Yahoo! News I’m traveling today so I mailed in my absentee ballot weeks ago. Without a real pin, I’ll sport a virtual one.

  • Defrag 2008 – Flow Apps, Best Practices

    A recurring theme at this year’s Defrag conference is the concept of a flow app (see Stowe Boyd post from last year) which I loosely define as an aggregator that brings together multiple information streams into a single view. More broadly known as lifestreaming, these applications are still very basic and only being used by […]

  • Can you embed your social network onto a chip?

    So I’m really excited because I scored a free pass to this week’s Web 2.0 Summit based on a comment I left on John Battelle’s blog where he asked his readers for questions for executives he is going to interview on stage. My question was for Paul Otellini, CEO of Intel: Do you forsee a […]

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