Posts filed under “Technology”

An hour with Bill Gates

Interesting Charlie Rose video from last week, overlooked during the holidays: An hour with Bill Gates, founder and chairman of Microsoft.

I’m not a fan, as I know that MSFT is(was) the Evil Empire, but its interesting nonetheless

December 22, 2008

Category: Corporate Management, Technology, Video

Is Silicon Valley Losing Its Magic?

In search of big ideas in the Valley

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BusinessWeek’s John A. Byrne and Steve Hamm discuss whether Silicon Valley still has its mojo, or will risk aversion and myopia kill the golden goose?

Category: Markets, Technology, Venture Capital, Video, Web/Tech

2008: The Year in Wisecracks

Very amusing video, via John P at All Things Digitials:

Category: Humor, Technology, Video

C/Net: Worst Tech forecasts for 2008

via C/Net

Category: Markets, Technology, Video

Jim Jubak on Deflation

Hey MSN! How about embeddable videos? I know Microsoft didn’t invent it, but this video technology sucks. Don’t you want to increase your video views and ads served? Its nearly 2009! Embeddable is already a few years old, but this Windows video is decades old! Are you that afraid of Ballmer?Are you also forbidden from…Read More

Category: Inflation, Technology, Web/Tech

Nokia N97 Demo

Pretty cool:

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N97 isn’t a device that will trigger knee-jerk hysteria, but instead it should breed cool-headed excitement at the prospect of a new era of mobile experience.

Nokia N97

Category: Technology, Video

Hacks to Keep You Organized

WSJ’s Matthew Rivera reviews four life hacks designed to keep you organized.

12/8/2008

Category: Technology, Video

What if Steve Jobs ran Chrysler?

While we wait for the big three bailout vote in Congress today or tomorrow, I thought I would pass along this amusing thought exercise from Robert Cringely: “That’s where Steve Jobs’ second strength comes into play — identifying important new technologies. He’d look at the car market and conclude a number of things: 1) it’s…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Technology

Tesla Motors Bailout ?

Guess who is the latest firm seeking to jump on the Bailout gravy train? Electric car start up Tesla Motors. “THE Tesla Roadster is an electric car that goes fast, looks sensational and excites envy. The seductive appearance, however, obscures some inconvenient truths: its all-electric technology remains woefully immature and don’t-even-ask expensive. If enough billionaires…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Technology, Venture Capital

Buying Tech, Energy at Bargain Prices

Andy Bischel of SKBA Capital is eyeing bruised stocks with solid earnings growth potential. He talks about the prospects for Intel, Chesapeake Energy and Nasdaq. His firm runs the AHA Socially Responsible Equity Fund.

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Marketwatch, 11/20/2008

Category: Earnings, Technology, Valuation, Video