Our educational system emphasizes spoonfeeding us... →
Square’s Keith Rabois: Websites are dead, reinvent... →
Keith Rabois, a startup veteran who’s now president and chief operating officer at Square, didn’t mince words today when he talked about the potential of mobile startups. He said “the website as you know it” is “dead, dying, will be dying,” and that the future lies in reinventing Web experiences on the mobile phone. Methinks: This definitely coincides with our mobile first and distributed content...
Facebook Launches Send Button, Replaces Email to a... →
Methinks: I’m liking this idea. U?
Web Optimization: Redesign Out, Continuous... →
Big redesigns are a very dangerous strategy. Continuous improvement of your customers’ top tasks is much better. Methinks: At Trekk Launch and Learn is a major philosophy.
Facebook’s New Deals Product Coming to 5 Cities... →
Who gets blame for Amazon outage? (via... →
Reliability of cloud services makes customers complacent; many don’t plan for worst-case scenarios Methinks: If they don’t they won’t be in business
What Should You Do With Your Crappy Little... →
There’s a line of thinking in Silicon Valley that you should build product businesses rather than services businesses. This thinking is largely driven by the venture capital industry (and subsequently Wall Street) who are in search of high margin, highly scalable businesses.
So who are you guys? -> When Did 'Agency' Become... →
Deaths per TWH by energy source →
1-to-1: The Next Generation (Part 1) (via... →
“1-to-1 is no longer a term that requires an explanation, at least to nearly anyone in a school. You might even say it’s “tipped” in the Malcolm Gladwell sense of become ubiquitous in society if you call “society” education. Nearly any educator can point to their own school or another as an example of providing laptops or tablets to students and teachers and describe at...
Global CIO: Analytics Will Take Over Your Company... →
Resistance is futile, as fact-based decision-making trumps gut feel. Methinks: Intuition or Evidence, how do you decide? While I am a huge evidence based person… show the facts… intuition and experience is still very important. After reading SuperCrunchers I understand how large scale analysis and data will be superior in many cases. But as Jack Welsh says in his books, gut instinct...
HOW TO: Optimize Your Content for Social Discovery... →
1. Write Better Headlines 2. Make It Visual 3. Hold On to the Readers You Have 4. Create the Best Possible Content in the First Place
Three Vendors Team Up To Launch OpenStack Demos... →
Dell, Equinix and Rackspace today launched a demo of the environment available for service providers and enterprise customers to test cloud-based apps running atop theOpenStack platform. Methinks: A good step forward for cloud computing standardization and commonditization.
Microsoft MIX11: IE10, Native HTML5, Windows Phone... →
Just four weeks after the release of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft unveiled the first platform preview of IE10 at the MIX11 conference in Las Vegas. In his April 12 keynote opening, Dean Hachamovitch, corporate vice president of Internet Explorer, outlined how the next version of Microsoft’s Web browser builds on the performance breakthroughs and deep native HTML5 support delivered in IE9. ...
Novell moves .Net development to Android (via... →
Novell is extending on Wednesday development of Google Android mobile applications to developers with Microsoft .Net application-building skills. The company will ship its Mono for Android development tool, enabling C# and .Net Framework 4 application developers to build for Android. Methinks: Could be interesting. But over time i have not seen many cross-platform development tools succeed....
Designing for the RIM BlackBerry PlayBook (via... →
Methinks: This article provides a good overview of using Flash and the new Playbook SDK for creating apps for RIM’s new tablet. We like the way AIR for Android works and I expect similar satisfaction with this.
Podio Threatens To Replace All Your Project... →
Methinks: I’ll have to try it
Cloud Computing vs. Grid Computing: Does It Matter... →
Should developers care whether the infrastructure supporting their apps is in the cloud or in a grid? Absolutely. Each has its pros and cons — and until recently, the cloud and grid computing models did not combine the best of both worlds in a single solution. Methinks: The future I see is an abstraction layer that hinds the difference between local, grid and cloud environments, or what they...
Sneak Peek: Overlay Creator Panel in InDesign |... →
Facebook’s “Open Compute Project”: Their... →
Methinks: Reminds me a lot of Google offerings. The more the better! Here is a great line: “It’s time to stop treating datacenters like Fight Club,” Heiliger quips. “It’s time to demystify them,” he continues in what sounds a lot like a dig at Google.
Toward a Smaller, Smarter and More Efficient Data... →
Four current IT trends could result in data center space requirements shrinking dramatically before the decade is out, according to Gartner.
Display tech to watch this year: OLED's future... →
The thin, bright, energy-efficient displays may outclass LCD and plasma TVs — if manufacturers can scale up.
Twitter and Webshots Veterans Launch New E-Mail... →
NYT Updates Its iPhone App With Push Alerts For... →
Methinks: Will this make you subscribe? For me, not sure.
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak: Tablets Are For... →
Weekly Poll: Android Apps on PlayBook - Brilliant... →
Methinks: Prolly a good idea. But is it enough?
HOW TO: Use Amazon Cloud Player With iOS Devices... →
The Art of The Pivot (via inc.com) →
Lean startup guru Eric Ries recommends that start-ups refine their business models through small tweaks—or pivots.
The Book Deal May Be Dead, But Google Is Still... →
What Can Social Media Teach Us About Conversion... →
Displaying Tabular Data on iPhones (via... →
Lots of data + Small screen = Big problem Methinks: Good article if you are a mobile developer
The 6 Verbs For The Next 20 Years Of The Connected... →