During a recent interview with News.com's Greg Sandoval, Mark Cuban (who, amongst other endeavours, owns the Dallas Mavericks) sees brown trucks as a better way of delivering rich (high def-like) content to end users than the Net.
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Last month, I posted a blog regarding an accusation coming out of Senator Joe Lieberman's camp that his campaign's Web site had been hobbled by supporters of his competitor in the then upcoming Congressional election Ned Lamont. Lamont went on to win the bitterly fought Democratic primary, but not before it came to light that it wasn't a Denial of Service that brought Lieberman's site down.
Salesforce.com is more than a successful software company with the cryptic slogan of "No Software.
To me, the Web is all about getting informed on-demand. Two videos that are making the rounds this week really get that point across.
When you take a vacation, how many of you do what just did before I took my vacation?
Niall Kennedy offers an overview on personalized home pages, which have always been a leading indicator of how deeply engaged users become with portals. It speaks to the "stickiness factor.
The University of Buffalo's VR lab has developed a cap for your index finger that is exquisitely sensitive to movement--to the point that it can actually be used as a 3D digitizer. It has an accelerometer, a force sensor, and a motion tracker, and its developers believe it'll hit the market in three years, which is admirably conservative--usually researchers predict (and it's always hubris) that they're only one year away from their first Ferrari.
If you don't know JP Rangaswami, you should. His Confused in Calcutta blog is must reading the 'new enterprise,' how they should operate internally and relate to customers.
During a podcast interview (transcript here) last week with Scott Laningham of IBM developerWorks, the father of the Web Tim Berners-Lee offered his view on the term "Web 2.0": LANINGHAM: You know, with Web 2.
I've recently been musing about what mobile device to buy. The bottom line is that nothing is perfect.