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Tuesday, March 13, 2012 17:03 PM

Where Are All the Jobs?

By Eileen Feretic Why aren't Fortune 500 businesses hiring more staff when many of them are hoarding vast quantities of cash? That was a key issue raised at a recent Harvey Nash Leadership Lecture Series.....

Monday, March 12, 2012 19:03 PM

Is Privacy Even Possible Anymore?

By Samuel Greengard It's difficult to get through a day without encountering an article, news story or discussion about electronic privacy. Google reports that nearly 4.2 billion references to the subjec....

Friday, March 09, 2012 17:03 PM

Look to the Skies: TED Talk Showcases "Aerial Robots"

By Tim Moran Look out, because autonomous agile aerial robots are taking to the sky! At least, they did at a recent TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference, where Vijay Kumar, deputy dean for Ed....

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 19:02 PM

Classic Thinking

By Samuel Greengard I'm sitting in front of my computer watching my high-school-age son do homework on his computer. Through the miracles of today's technology, I can peer over his shoulder--actually throu....

Friday, February 24, 2012 19:02 PM

Single-Atom Computer Gives Moore's Law the Cold Shoulder

By Tim Moran Transistors and integrated circuits, while not thought of daily in the enterprise, nevertheless have a profound and direct effect on what can be accomplished with computing technology. One ....

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 19:02 PM

Social Distortion

By Samuel Greengard The power of social media is indisputable. It has changed the way people act--and interact. It has empowered consumers and created new challenges and opportunities for businesses. On ....

Monday, February 13, 2012 20:02 PM

Smart Technology, Dumb People

By Samuel Greengard It's nothing short of a paradox that the smarter we build computers and the better we build technology the dumber we seem to get. We've all heard stories of people driving the wrong wa....

Thursday, February 09, 2012 20:02 PM

A New Picture Emerges

By Samuel Greengard Basic economics tells us that what's rare is more valuable. A century ago, simply possessing a photograph of a person or an event was a remarkable thing. Any single photograph was some....

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 19:01 PM

Next Steps on SOPA

When speaking last week about social media and such to the senior class at my daughter's high school, I began with the Wikipedia blackout and asked them what was up with that. "SOPA," responded the crowd.....

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 19:01 PM

Good Riddance to the Textbook

By Samuel Greengard Apple sent ripples through the education and publishing worlds when it announced that it was looking to redefine the modern textbook. iBook Author could revolutionize the way schools a....

Friday, January 20, 2012 19:01 PM

Second Amendment Meets First Amendment

While waxing nostalgic and looking for the roots of the rebellion against SOPA and PIPA I found a relevant bit of paleoblog navel-gazing come true. From 2003, as the power of social tools -- preached by p....

Friday, January 20, 2012 19:01 PM

Second Amendment Meets First Amendment

While waxing nostalgic and looking for the roots of the rebellion against SOPA and PIPA I found a relevant bit of paleoblog navel-gazing come true. From 2003, as the power of social tools -- preached by p....

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 18:01 PM

Ten Years Gone: Hollywood vs the Web

SOPA and PIPA may be bad news, but they aren't really fresh news. Back in 2002, the equation already had been worked out: Hollywood money + Congressional cluelessness = flawed legislation The issue at t....

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 18:01 PM

Coding Playoffs Feature Dueling AIs

by Tim Moran Hard on the heels of college bowl season comes the International Collegiate Programming Finals, a competition that promises "All the excitement of March Madness, without the sweat!" Sponsor....

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 21:01 PM

Alone Together on the Web

By Samuel Greengard I'm sitting in a Starbucks in my hometown of West Linn Oregon typing out this blog. There's nothing remarkable about that. These days, we're all wired in from everywhere. I've posted t....