Day: May 2, 2011

  • The $8,000 dumb phone

    When you can afford a personal secretary to keep track of your every need, a mobile phone is basically a piece of jewelry, much like a wrist watch or pocket watch of by-gone days. These are single-purpose devices that are a fashion statement, more form than function. Taking this approach, focused on the voice aspects […]

  • First Report of Raid on Bin Laden on Twitter

    The global nervous system that is Twitter caught wind that something was up at 1AM in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Within minutes, the world triangulated sources and concluded that what Sohaib Athar was hearing was a raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound. ┬áThis is how news breaks today. Twitter is having it’s CNN moment. Osama Bin Laden […]