Posts filed under “Technology”
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 . . .
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
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
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
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
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