Thanks Clint Eastwood! I didn't realize that I could interview people just buy having an empty chair. I'm going one further. I'm not going to interview startups anymore. I think I'll just have them interview themselves. :-) Boy was that a fun speech last night or what?
Last night I was at a Qualcomm event and got a good look, finally, at a great tablet device running Microsoft's Windows 8 RT. I was holding the Samsung ATIV Smart PC. Samsung posted a bunch of photos of it over on its Facebook feed: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.408520312541228.92966.129550143771581&type=1 You see it below on top of my iPad, which is the latest generation.
I am collaborating with Robert Scoble on a new book, The Age of Context. It is about the next phase of technology's relentless advance. We are talking about an era where our relationships with our technology becomes far closer because the technology understands who we are, where we are and [...]
I'm starting to really work on making sure I don't lose stuff. Here's some things I need to protect against: 1. Having a hard drive fail. Now that hard drives are storing 4 terabytes of info, when one fails, it can really ruin your day and take lots of your life with it.
Facebook testing new Android-only photo upload Oh, wait, have I seen this before somewhere? Why yes I have. Google+ has had this feature on its mobile clients for a while. What does it do? Automatically upload photos from your mobile phone to a private area on Facebook.
Yesterday I went through hundreds of startups' Facebook pages. Why? I built a new list of hundreds of startups. You should subscribe to it. I also added a lot of investors onto my startup investor list. Subscribe to that one, too, and you'll know what the money in the industry is thinking.
People don't give technology enough credit as a an art form -- the specifics of infrastructure and hard science behind it ultimately overshadow its more inchoate creativity. But the cliched trope of a socially awkward engineer coding in a hole somewhere is on its way out.