Posts filed under “Technology”

Summer Vail is Lovely

I am at the Pacific Crest technology conference in Vail — which is delightful in the Summer. Very interesting group of people — small and large Tech firms, hedge funds, private investors, VCs.

I am the noon Keynote Presentation.

My take is that while the Recession has impacted their business, it is nothing like what has transpired at the big East Coast banks and brokers.

They are optimistic, looking for opportunities — and avoiding financial engineering.

The bottom line is that not everyone approached the 2003-07 bull market by engaging in leverage or reckless speculation.

I find it quite refreshing . . .

Category: Technology, Valuation

Sam Altman, Founder and CEO of Loopt

Category: Technology, Video

Do Not Fear New Technology Joe Kernen

Hey Joe, Over the past few days, you have taken a number of shots at the blogging community. You seem to have a fundamental misunderstanding of what this new media and blogging is all about. Allow me to briefly educate you. This *all around you here* is merely a medium of communication. It allows a…Read More

Category: Technology, Television, Weblogs

Michael Arrington, TechCrunch on Charlie Rose

Interesting discussion

Category: Technology, Video

Entourage!

Set your Tivo: Entourage, one of my favorite shows, returns tonight. >

Category: Technology, Weekend

Ultrazoom Cameras

One of the only things I dislike about my Casio Exilim EX-Z75 7.2MP is the puny 3X optical zoom. So it was no surprise when this NYT article caught my attention: “There are currently two types of ultrazoom cameras: the full size and the compact. The full-size models resemble those digital single-lens-reflex cameras carried by…Read More

Category: Technology, Weekend

The Big Picture (Kindle Edition)

> As you have requested, The Big Picture is now available on the Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002E19Y8W What was kinda weird is that I have no control over the pricing, availablility, etc.

Category: Technology, Weblogs

Wired Disruptive By Design Conference

I was at a Wired conference (Disruptive By Design Conference) all day today. Really a fantastic event — I go to plenty of boring conferences, but this one really rocked. Terrific line up of speakers: Elon Musk, Shai Agassi, Amazon’s  Jeff Bezos, GE’s Jeff Immelt, and Vivek Kundra, the new CIO of the US —…Read More

Category: Technology, Web/Tech

Googlenomics Explained

Terrific article in this month’s Wired on Google’s secret sauce. “The microeconomics of Google is more complicated. Selling ads doesn’t generate only profits; it also generates torrents of data about users’ tastes and habits, data that Google then sifts and processes in order to predict future consumer behavior, find ways to improve its products, and…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Technology, Web/Tech

Technology & Finance Bubble Aftermaths

Another pair of charts courtesy of the terrific Ron Griess of The Chart Store. The first looks at the 2000 bubble in Technology, and how stocks behaved after that crash. The second is a look at a similar boom and bust — the financial sector bubble and collapse. The technology boom was actually bigger than…Read More

Category: Finance, Markets, Technical Analysis, Technology