Posts filed under “Technology”

Desktop to Your iPad

Way cool:

A Better Way to Bring Your Desktop to Your iPad

Source: Circuits

Category: Technology, Video, Web/Tech

Video: Decades of Ballmer

Moments of Steven A. Ballmer from conferences, commercials and interviews over the years that he was Microsoft’s chief executive.

Category: Technology, Video

Gartner: Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies

Source: Gartner August 2013   Way cool chart from Gartner [NOT Gartman!], looking at a variety of technologies within their long term “hype” cycle. Think about Solar or even the internet and you will see how (more or less) accurate this curve is. The axis plot Expectations over Time, and end up running through the…Read More

Category: Cycles, Psychology, Technology

New Details Show Broader NSA Surveillance Reach

Click to enlarge Source: WSJ

Category: Digital Media, Technology, War/Defense

Real Books . . .

I love this window in The Strand, a used bookstore whose aisles I used to haunt when I was in grad school:   click for bigger photo Source: flickr   Even if Jeff Bezos won’t buy you, its possible to fight back with a clever advertising campaign. The Strand notes that Real Books are: Priced…Read More

Category: Books, Digital Media, Technology

Google: How Search Works

Click for story Source: Google

Category: Digital Media, Technology, Web/Tech

Game Changers Tha Could Substantially Raise USA GDP by 2020

Interesting look at multi-decade drivers of US economic growth:   Click to enlarge Source: Game changers: Five opportunities for US growth and renewal McKinsey Global Institute, July 2013

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Technology

Tech StartUp Bubble

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Category: Digital Media, Technology

Drones are Being Used to Deliver Dry Cleaning, Beer, Food

The government’s use of drones is creating more terrorists (d’oh!) and destroying the privacy – and perhaps liberty – of Americans. Drones can be scary in their precision … and so small as to be rendered invisible. But drones are also being deployed for much more mundane purposes by common folks and creative entrepreneurs. Drones…Read More

Category: Technology, Think Tank, War/Defense

The Expanding Irrelevance of Microsoft

The Irrelevance of Microsoft Source: (Benedict Evans)   Benedict Evans writes up this very interesting analysis that sums up the entire Ballmer era of Microsoft (MSFT). From most of the 1990s and 2000s, the vast majority of connected devices had Microsoft operating systems. Even as late as 2009, their share of connected devices were still…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Economy, Investing, Technology