When I bought my first iPhone a few years ago, I was drawn in by the allure of Apple and the world of Apps. At the time, I didn’t realize how many sensors were inside my phone.
The coolest thing for me as a consumer was the accelerometer–the sensor that enabled the iPhone to figure out if it should be in landscape or portrait mode and adjust itself accordingly.
Later, of course, [...]
I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been pretty intrigued by the Occupy Wall Street movement as it “went global” last week. Yeah, a few anti globalization demonstrations caught headlines in the late 90s, but I never thought a movement uniting the middle class left AND the right (at least in theory) against the perils of crony capitalism, corporate greed and political corruption would ever fully get [...]
When I was in the Fortune 50 corporate world, one of the best pieces of practical advice I ever received was to “save as a draft.” Hostile emails sent off in (real time) moments of anger typically don’t help anyone.
We all live in a NOW world (& it’s getting faster)
That was then (good old email days) but this is NOW. Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has given rise to [...]
This week Marc Andreessen (co founder of Netscape/tech. investor extraordinaire) wrote an interesting article entitled Software is eating the world. In the article, Marc mentioned that in 10 years we could see 5 Billion smartphones on this planet. Wow. Smartphones are eating the world too…
Go read the article if you haven’t yet; it is a good one.
In 10 years, smartphones and smart mobile software will certainly do a much better [...]
I was in Atlanta a few months ago and stopped by the MLK, Jr. memorial center briefly. Today it is really hard to understand why people were treated so poorly just because of skin color. When you ask people why they didn’t get engaged in the cause to end oppression during the civil rights era, you naturally get a wide range of answers excuses.
In 2011, we have unparalleled access [...]