One of the most fascinating aspect of following technology is not just the speed at which the technologies themselves change. It is that the shifts are so large and so fast that business models need to get changed on the fly. Many of the biggest battles in tech are not battles between products, as . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Business Models vs Capabilities
If you’re a big corporation and suffer losses then you may qualify for hundreds of million in tax refund. More welfare for corporations and big businesses. If an ordinary person loses his/her job no tax refund.
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The Blackberry 10 has just been unveiled, and the question returns: Blackberry, iPhone or Google-based Android smart phone? Here are some thoughts, techno-weenie talk aside. We’re talking pure functionality and ethics here, not who has the best gizmo-gadgetry whiz-bang for the buck. Google is a partner in evil, willingly collaborating with the super-creepy NSA’s deeply . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: The New Blackberry 10 – Time to ditch Apple and Google both
Written Language (circa 3200 BC)
The Printing Press (circa 1440 ) (Johannes Gutenberg)
Radio Broadcasting (circa 1910)
Television Broadcasting (1928/1936)
The Internet (1969) (ARPANET)
Smart Phones (1992) (RIM BlackBerry 1999)
We’ve seen DIY iPod solar chargers before and now an Ottawa-based company has produced a consumer one. The PowerTrip is a small battery with a USB jack and a solar panel on it. Enter the PowerTrip, from Ottawa-based Ecosol. In a package about the size of a deck of cards, the PowerTrip houses a battery […] . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Charge Your Phone with the Sun
… well, sorta… it WAS your choice, after all… Share and Enjoy: Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: I apologise in advance if you have a BlackBerry…
It looks like my predictions about Blockbuster and RIM are coming true. In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I discuss what options are available to Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, in the shadow of a massive stock price drop. We talk about what this means for the . . . → Read More: djkelly.ca: CBC Radio column: RIM stock dives, what’s next for the BlackBerry maker?
In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with guest host Holly Preston and I talk about the BlackBerry Playbook, calling it a cross between a tablet and a smart phone, while highlighting it’s touch border, lack of apps, user interface, and it’s need to tether to a BlackBerry. We also discuss the GSlate and . . . → Read More: djkelly.ca: CBC Radio column: The tablet computer market and the BlackBerry Playbook
The smartphone market has really taken off since people discovered that yes, you can indeed have email on your phone! It’s one of those innovations that has changed the speed of life and our style of life. When we walk outside our door, we first look… . . . → Read More: The Global Express: iPhone vs Blackberry
Too bad no one was paying attention, after all they were probably too busy on social network sites reporting that he was about to make a comment. All the while missing the big picture entirely. The result ultimately trickles down to the youth of today’… . . . → Read More: McGuinty: A Product of Technology