Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cruise Ships and Smartphones

Finally. RIM’s management has stepped aside. After 20 years running Research in Motion, Ltd., from startup to superstar to falling star, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have stepped aside as co-CEOs and handed the reins to Thorsten Heins, formerly RIM’s … Continue reading

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Zappos gets it right

So Zappos was breached. It happens every day, certainly far more often than we hear about in the news, and, I suspect, more often than is reported to the appropriate law enforcement agencies, primarily the FBI cyber crimes unit (whose … Continue reading

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Reading for business, or just for character development and fun

Today, in the Harvard Business Review blog, Anne Kreamer discussed the exciting new finding that reading books, general books, even (horror) fiction or literature, stimulates new pathways and is beneficial to your social interaction and, by extension, your usefulness to … Continue reading

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HTML5 vs. Native Apps redux

A year ago, I wrote a piece on the tension between HTML5 and Native Apps, especially as it was playing out on mobile devices. The original is here. I found it interesting how the world flocked to the Web to … Continue reading

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Paul Vixie vs. The Hill

Paul Vixie objected to a response on thehill.com (my response is on page 2 of the comments) to his (and other key Internet engineers’) objections to SOPA/PIPA on technical grounds, response by Paul is here. I agree wholeheartedly with Paul … Continue reading

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Your Technology Matters – responding to AVC

One of my favourite daily reads is Fred Wilson’s AVC at avc.com. I don’t always agree with him, but Fred has some great insights, raises interesting issues, and every one of his daily posts has 100+ comments. The community Fred … Continue reading

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