Geekland was offered a new sensation yesterday: no one less than Digg rebel and star Kevin Rose, with friends, has started a new microblogging and file sharing platform. Pownce. Think a mashup of tumblr, twitter, jaiku with a dash of Box.net. What’s Pownce? Pownce is a great way to send stuff to people you know. […]
In case you didn’t already know, Microsoft today announced a table top computer that interacts with whatever is touching it. Zunes, Cameras, Credit Cards, Drinks, hands, feet, whatever. The new product titled Microsoft Surface was formally announced by Microsoft at midnight, however there was news leaked of the impending release several hours earlier. Within minutes […]
I am sure everyone has heard of Flock by now. It was almost impossible not to read about it at least somewhere with the amount of hype it had going for it. I would like to jot down some quick thoughts on why Flock never stood a chance in replacing Firefox as the default browswer […]
I completely understand why people like Podcasts, but I don’t see why there is so much buzz about them. It’s nothing new for people to record some speech and post it on the web, but I suppose nothing was “new” with blogging besides permalinks and trackbacks. This entry will simply be my thoughts on why […]
Signal vs. Noise It is easy to dazzle the world with catchy cliches such as â€œGetting Realâ€ and whatnot, but come on… The goal is to find the balance that best suits you and your customers, but donâ€™t always assume more customer control is the better choice. Is this not common sense? I am sure […]
Unlike yesterday’s Start.com, Technorati is a site that I want to enjoy. It’s a boon to bloggers because that is what it focuses on. It’s our own little Google and it gives us a chance to see how our content connects with others.
One of Microsoft’s latest ventures is their Start.com portal site. This is an easy target for this series, but I felt the need to write about it because I can’t stop seeing links on how cool the site is with its AJAX featureset. Going to the site you will see this statement in the footer: […]
This week I will be looking at five companies/websites that seem to get a lot of publicity yet do not “do it” for me. As bloggers there are times where we might get too caught up in the hype of something new maybe because it uses Ajax or some other cool technology or maybe just […]