Posts filed under “Technology”

iPad + Velcro = Love

iPad + Velcro from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo.

Hat tip kottke

Category: Technology, Weekend

Dash Express: RIP

Although I suspect BR is at least as much of a gadget lover as I am, if not more, I’ll just preface the post by saying it’s Invictus.  (My history here has demonstrated that most readers don’t check the byline.)  That said: I’ve been an early adopter my whole life.  Can’t help myself; it’s in…Read More

Category: Technology

Apple Now More Valuable Than Microsoft

I never thought I would see this in my life time but: Apple is now worth more than Mister Softee. About $3 billion more. Here’s the NYT: “As of Wednesday, Wall Street valued Apple at $222.12 billion and Microsoft at $219.18 billion. The only American company valued higher is Exxon Mobil, with a market capitalization…Read More

Category: Technology, Valuation

The Twitter Universe of Influence

via Cosmic 140, we get the universe of Twitter influence: Here’s what the full Twitter universe looks like: PDF here Hat tip Flowing Data

Category: Technology, Web/Tech, Weekend

How the iPod Took Over

via Mashable, we get today’s infographic (embeddable version after the jump):



How the iPod Took the World by Storm
Stan Schroeder
Mashable, May 11, 2010

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Category: Music, Technology

I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me

Here in the northeast/midatlantic, we have an automatic toll collection system known as E-Z Pass: E-ZPass® is an electronic toll collection system, which takes cash, coins and toll tickets out of the toll collection process. Instead, drivers establish an account, prepay tolls and attach a small electronic device to their vehicles. Tolls are automatically deducted…Read More

Category: Technology

Taxonomy of the iPhone

Very cool deconstruction of the iPhone, and the universe that supports it. > via Ben Millen

Category: Technology, Web/Tech

Tidal Electrical Generation

With all of the focus on the Cape Cod Wind Farm, I wanted to remind people of other ways to generate electricity via the ocean, using tidal forces. Have a look at this terrific animated graphic in the NYT: > click for animation > Source: Generating Electricity by Going With the Flow MIKA GRÖNDAHL and…Read More

Category: Energy, Technology


Way cool: Pixels by Patrick Jean (This far after 9/11, I still find it disturbing seeing NYC buildings come down) Written, directed by : Patrick Jean From: OneMoreProduction PIXELS is Patrick Jean’ latest short film, shot on location in New York. (Is the soundtrack Naïve New Beaters “L.A. trumpets”?)

Category: Technology, Weekend

Stellar iPad Reviews

The reviews of the iPad are out, and they are pretty outrageous. If you are afraid of arousing any consumer lust, steer clear of them. • WSJ Walt Mossberg: Calls it a ‘Game Changer’ that pretty close to a “Laptop Killer.” • NYT’s David Pogue: Techies will hate it, everyone else will love it. “a…Read More

Category: Technology