Information, Intelligence, Knowledge

A Blog Worth Reading

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From @sharads tweet, I discovered JP’s blog. I would like to share a couple of snippets from his About This Blog page. I believe that Moore’s Law and Metcalfe’s Law and Gilder’s Law have created an environment where it is finally possible to demonstrate the value of information technology in simple terms rather than by […]

Emerging Technologies

Day Dreaming About Voice Web

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“IBM Next Five in Five” is a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years. New technology will change how people create, build and interact with information and e-commerce websites – using speech instead of text. We know this can happen because […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Resources: Technology Podcasts and Videos

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I am always on the lookout for good podcasts to listen to. Here is an opportunity to listen to thought leaders in the tech industry. Here are a few of my favorites: Interviews with Innovators by Jon Udel from ITConversations Network. ITConversations also hosts some interesting podcasts on Social Innovation and other interesting topics. Talking […]

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The Best of 2007 and Predictions/Trends 2008

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I think it is the time of the year when people come up with the Best of <Current Year-1> and the Trends/Predictions <Current Year>. I like reading those. I gather them for a few weeks (as they arrive in my email and blog readers) and keep updating this blog entry. Seventy Best Lifehacks of 2007 […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Winners in Tech

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From Bill Gates on Innovation: Bill does make the good argument that the winners in tech are rarely the ones who come up with the new idea, but rather the ones who bring it to market properly. Apple didn’t invent the MP3 player, it just brought it mainstream. Microsoft didn’t invent the graphical OS, it […]

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Open Social – The Next Big Leap Forward?

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Marc Andreessen certainly thinks so. How can you fight a name like that? It is an API for building social networking containers and applications. From Marc’s Open Social: a new universe of social applications all over the web In a nutshell, Open Social is an open web API that can be supported by two kinds […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Code as Data

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An extension to the Google Site Map to allow your public code to be searched. This is a cool idea. It is taking the philosophy of distributed data one step further. In this case we are treating Code As Data for the purposes of Search. It is just a little innovation that makes it easy […]