Posts filed under “Technology”

Atomic Tom’s Take Me Out — LIVE on iPhones

The spin is the band Atomic Tom had their instruments stolen.

They were riding the New York subway, happened to have a speaker set up with 4 inputs from iPhones (and a hardly impromptu two camera shoot).

All four members play their iPhones and put on quite the show for their fellow riders. The result is fairly amazing, leading TechCrunch to declare “If I were Apple, I would buy this video and put it on television. Like, tomorrow.”


Hat tip Upside Trader

Category: Music, Technology, Weekend

iPad Update

Last week, I mentioned I was considering an iPad purchase. The response fell into 3 categories: 1) Get one RIGHT NOW; 2) Wait til Gen 2 3) Get an Android/HP/ACER/Dell pad. The Windows based units are out of the question; I already have a crappy computer (Dell Vostro), I don’t need a crappy tablet. I…Read More

Category: Technology

iPad Purchase?

Every day, I spend anywhere from 90 minutes to 2 hours on public transportation (round trip). A few times a year, that can double when the trains are disrupted by fires, tornadoes, etc. I usually drag a mess of printed flotsam and detritus — a newspaper or 3 back and forth (NYT, WSJ, FT), as…Read More

Category: Technology

José Vicente Concept: Solaris Sun System

The Solaris is a sustainable sun shading system designed by industrial designer José Vicente. The system has been conceptualized to provide a new working/leisure space that allows individuals to work in the open air at any place of their choice. The Solaris sun shading system is equipped with photovoltaic panels allowing users to charge their…Read More

Category: Energy, Technology, Weekend

Tim Wu: Net Neutrality

via boingboing

Category: Technology, Video

BNN: China Yuan Discussion, RIMM

BNN speaks to Diane Brady. senior editor, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Barry Ritholtz, CE and director of equity research, Fusion IQ.


Did I just smoke a fattie? I don’t recall . . .

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Headline : September 16, 2010 : Panel – Part One [09-16-10 12:15 PM]


This looks better (sober). . .

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Headline : September 16, 2010 : Panel – Part Two [09-16-10 12:25 PM]

BNN speaks to Diane Brady. senior editor, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Barry Ritholtz, CEO and director of equity research, Fusion IQ.

Category: Media, Short Selling, Technology, Video

Battle for the Internet Economy

Cool interactive map showing “how a handful of major actors in the Internet Economy are moving from their bases of power into other points of control across the map.” > click for interactive graphic > hat tip Flowing Data

Category: Digital Media, Technology

Pat Choate: Our “Innovation Crisis” & Patent Backlog

Innovation Crisis: Job Creation Stalled by Patent Backlog, Says Pat Choate
Stacy Curtin
Yahoo tech Ticker Sep 08, 2010 09:41am–job-creation-stalled-by-patent-backlog-says-pat-choate-535400.html

Category: Intellectual Property, Legal, Technology, Video

Manual Transmission Mechanism

I was trying to explain the gear mechanism in a 6 speed to someone, when I found this animation: The mechanism also called as “stick shift” is used in cars to change gears mannually via World of Technology

Category: Technology, Weekend

Do US Bonds Resemble Dot Com Stocks?

Over the past few months, I have been saying US Treasuries remind me of the dot com stocks circa 1997-98 in three ways: 1) You knew momentum was taking them (much) higher; 2) You knew it was going to end badly; 3) If you were honest, you admitted you had precisely zero idea when the…Read More

Category: Contrary Indicators, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Psychology, Technology