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Wednesday, May 18, 2011 17:05 PM

Mobile Kills the Website

by Samuel Greengard Change at warp speed has become a given. The business cards I printed two years ago aren't any good because they don't include a QR barcode. The CRM system you put in place three years....

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 17:05 PM

Conspiracy Theorists And Customers

by Samuel Greengard Semi-related: Conspiracy Theories That Weren't Just Theories, Nine Persistent Conspiracy Theories. A few nights ago I watched a film called Good Night, and Good Luck. It examines lege....

Friday, May 13, 2011 19:05 PM

From Your Brain to Cat Ears

by Tim Moran Sometimes, technology is used to invent things that are so right that we wonder how we ever got along without them. Even the Luddites amongst us would be hard pressed to live in a world witho....

Friday, May 13, 2011 19:05 PM

Walk on the Wild Side with Robot Babies

by Tim Moran It was only a matter of time, really. If it exists in the "human" world, chances are it will one day exist in the robot world. We've seen the dawn of an Internet for robots (RoboEarth), the cr....

Monday, May 02, 2011 16:05 PM

ERP,RIP-1

by Samuel Greengard Yesterday's thoroughbred technology is today's broken-down horse. How quickly things change in the digital age. According to a recent survey conducted by enterprise resource planning ....

Thursday, April 28, 2011 19:04 PM

Watching Your Brain Shut Down

by Tim Moran It is late. I should be sleeping, or at least reading some gothic fiction preparatory to falling asleep. But I am writing. I am writing this blog about what happens when you don't sleep. W....

Monday, April 25, 2011 18:04 PM

Nothing is Ever Good Enough

By Samuel Greengard I'll be the first to admit that I have unrealistically high expectations about technology. Every time I whip out my iPhone, stream Netflix or use Facebook I expect everything to work f....

Friday, April 22, 2011 17:04 PM

Bumping, Poking, and Business Cards

by Tim Moran Do you still use business cards? Real, printed business cards? I do. Which brings me to a headline that caught my eye on MIT's Technology Review site: "CardCloud Spells the End of Physical ....

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 17:04 PM

Earnings Surprise No Real Surprise

"Two of the world's largest technology vendors surprised Wall Street by posting surging sales and profits in the first-quarter, and signaled brighter days ahead," reported the Wall Street Journal after IBM....

Monday, April 18, 2011 17:04 PM

Innovate or Die

By Samuel Greengard The dustbin of history is filled with once high-flying companies that couldn't adapt and evolve with the times. Remember Digital Equipment Corp. and Wang? What about Kemper Insurance a....

Friday, April 15, 2011 17:04 PM

iPads and iPhones and Clouds, Oh My

The CEO of a private company asked me what's new in business tech. He may have been making polite conversation to take my mind off a round of golf that was skidding into McIlrovian territory. But he lit ....

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 17:04 PM

Murdering Your Old Computer

by Tim Moran Ever get so frustrated with your creaky old computer that you've considered breaking the thing, so the company will finally issue you a new one? You are not alone. Only about 40 percent of ....

Monday, April 11, 2011 17:04 PM

Smartphones, Social Nets Remake Knowledge Management

by Samuel Greengard Knowledge management finally is getting smart. A decade ago, you could hardly open a trade magazine or attend a conference without getting bludgeoned by the idea of knowledge manag....

Tuesday, April 05, 2011 17:04 PM

You Are Rude, I Am Busy

by Samuel Greengard Mobile etiquette is getting worse--although it's difficult to imagine this is possible. An Intel-sponsored survey by Ipsos found that 90 percent of respondents have witnessed poor mo....

Thursday, March 31, 2011 17:03 PM

Taking Google personally

GOOG hearts KCK. Bummer. Not for Kansas City, Kansas, where Google will build its much sought-after broadband network. But for the 1,000+ other localities hoping to land the project, the rejection fee....