Category Archives: Technology

Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything

Wikinomics by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams is a book about large communities collaborating on projects which evolve and adapt with time. The strange part is that Wikinomics is a book written by two people, not a community, and it … Continue reading

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The Advertising Age, Part I

Is there anything sadder than a neglected blog? I guess so–neglected milk is pretty bad. And, come to think of, I guess neglecting your children or pets is much, much worse. But that’s a criminal matter and, last I checked, … Continue reading

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The Future of Augmented Reality

When film pioneers Auguste and Louis Lumiere exhibited a 50 second long silent movie of a train coming into a station, audiences at the time were astonished. In fact, legend has it, some people fled the theater because the locomotive … Continue reading

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Hey, you, get onto my cloud

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. In some ways, I’m an old-fashioned guy. I prefer real  books to Kindles. I enjoy black and white movies. I listen to old-timey radio shows instead of podcasts. I light my … Continue reading

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Sorry to be a douchebag, but I love my iPhone

I’m an old-fashioned guy. I wear a wind-up watch from the 1940s. My favorite movie stars and musicians are dead. I have a vintage tube amplifier in my living room. I listen to vinyl. The warm tone of mildew on … Continue reading

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The way back machine

It was 1997. Abraham Lincoln had just invented the cotton gin, the Western Roman Empire had fallen, and everyone was wearing poodle skirts. Or was it fleece pullovers from Old Navy? I can’t remember: I was only 13 at the … Continue reading

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