Arcade Fire’s Experimental New Video Shows What’s... →
Methinks: Very Cool
Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other.– Benjamin Franklin
Technology Review: Blogs: Mims's Bits: How DARPA... →
What if winning the Army’s contest to design a new armored fighting vehicle was as simple as uploading your CAD files and other specifications to the U.S. Military, which would then have the capability to build your proposed vehicle - and all the other competing designs - in a generic fabrication facility? If that sounds crazy, it’s because everything the Defense Advanced Research Projects...
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain...– Thomas Jefferson
Morning Brief: Facebook Valued at $33.7B, Apple... →
Net Neutrality: 7 Worst Case Scenarios (via... →
Methinks: Could they all be wrong? Structural separation has shown to work best in electrical and natural gas utility industries. And in the areas of the US were municipal utilities run networks with open competition at the content services layer, world class speed and price has been achieved. In most other parts of the country… not even close.
It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.– Vince Lombardi
Former governors fight for digital learning (via... →
Jeb Bush, Bob Wise create Digital Learning Council to encourage the use of education technology
The Need for Education vs. Training in Software... →
“Just about everybody in the technology game realizes that in order to stay viable you need to constantly be learning new stuff, be it a specific technology, a best practice or a new coding framework. Being sent off somewhere to learn something is a common and expected job perk in the IT world. Yet when it comes to getting people smarter, there is a fundamental misconception in play in the...
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a...– Vince Lombardi
Today Jeffrey Stewart will present “Selling &... →
The webinar is designed to assist the sales force in effectively transitioning clients to cross-media communications. Stewart will explain the tools and solutions involved in an integrated campaign and how clients can deploy more engaging, customized, personalized marketing across all media – including social media. The webinar is offered at no cost to IdeaAlliance members and a nominal fee for...
How Calls to Action Can Generate Monster Leads... →
Methinks: Right out of our playbook…
Will Google TV do to Hollywood what Napster did to... →
Who The Heck Is 3Par? And Why Are HP, Dell In A... →
Methinks: Obviously cloud computing is hot. We’ve passed the tipping point were cloud and often hosted solutions are less expensive then any traditional internally hosted infrastructure. How this will become part of HP or Dell’s offering is a guess. But clearing virtualized, clustered solutions are all the rage.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are...– Voltaire
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.– Vince Lombardi
Digital copycats: Personal digitization of books... →
Crowsourced book digitization… I wonder what US copyright holders would say about this?
French Net Neutrality is on Death Row (via @rww) →
“It is important for an American audience to understand that we have nothing like the First Amendment in France, and that freedom of speech is not granted in every circumstance; any kind of hate speech, for example, is illegal. Applying censorship to the Web to make it compliant with French laws would eventually censor millions of websites (not to mention lead to blind copyright...
Net Neutrality: Threat or Menace? (via DevX.com) →
Letting an ISP decided that it should carry one kind of content but not another, or that it should allow certain types of content to flow through its pipes faster than others, is a bad thing. Methinks: Agree
Take a look at my review of “Is It Just Me? or Is Everyone a Little Nuts!” Funny book! http://amzn.to/aQNmLy
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.– Vince Lombardi
Foursquare Experiences Record Signups After Launch... →
Foursquare is experiencing record interest in the wake of the launch of Facebook Places; on Thursday, the location service broke its record for new user signups. Methinks: An example of how competition often increases the size of the marketplace rather than simply splitting it into smaller pieces. In this case, Facebook Places is probably legitimizing and adverting the existence of its...
Mobile could push digital publishing past tipping... →
The transition from a publishing industry dominated by print to one driven by digital content is expected between 2014 and 2016, according to a panelist at the Digiday:Apps conference. Methinks: All publishers need to be transitioned to a ‘digital first’ publishing model. The translation to print should be a secondary step. This way they are ready for whatever channel presents itself...
All life is an experiment.– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Amazon allows companies to reserve databases in... →
“Amazon Web Services has introduced Reserved Database Instances, a new way to pay for its cloud-based Relational Database Service (RDS), the company said on Monday.” “Functionally, Amazon’s Reserved Database Instances and On-Demand DB Instances are exactly the same, and give users access to a MySQL database. Code, applications, and tools already used today with existing...
We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that we have done was very...– F.A. Hayek
The Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of... →
Methinks: More examples that show that Generation Y is wired differently
Wishful Thinking: Hollywood Believes Next... →
“A new report has come out suggesting that the latest generation of kids are perfectly happy to pay for digital content. The report suggests that it’s just the slightly older generation — “the Napster generation” — that isn’t interested in paying for content.” Methinks: Remember, people are willing to pay for convenience of content delivery, and...
The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil; but...– Albert Einstein
Google, Verizon Net Neutrality Proposal: 10 Things... →
1. It makes Google stronger 2. ISPs couldn’t be happier 3. The big companies benefit most 4. Anything goes on wireless networks 5. Traffic blocking could be commonplace 6. Everything will change on the Web 7. What happens to the future? 8. It keeps the FCC at bay 9. Google isn’t on the ‘good’ side 10. Google has influence in Washington Methinks: These...
The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really...– F.A. Hayek
Exploit Multi-Core Processors with .NET 4 and... →
If you want to take advantage of the power of multi-core machines, you need to start creating applications with parallel processing using PLINQ, the Task Parallel Library and the new features of Visual Studio 2010. Methinks: A good overview of Parallel Extension in .Net 4. We have used a number of multi-threading library capabilities in our work. Is this the next step or jump to a grid in the...
HP details tablet plans, confirms Windows 7 and... →
A third tablet, the ‘Zeen,’ will reportedly run Android Methinks: