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Iron Clouds

It’s nice when I can recycle concepts from many years ago for new releases of technology. Take, for instance, my concept of iron clouds and the release of Google’s Knols. An iron cloud is a cloud–a resource accessible by anyone, … Continue reading

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IE Late

Several people met with the Great and Powerful Wizard…oh, sorry, I’ve been watching Tin Man and it carried over. Anyway, several people met with Bill Gates recently, including Molly Holzschlag and Julie Lerman. Molly asked about IE 8 and the … Continue reading

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Tiny Bubbles

Tiny bubbles (tiny bubbles) In the wine (in the wine) Make me happy (make me happy) Make me feel fine (make me feel fine) Via Groundhog’s Day and Infothought, Wikipedia has a secret mailing list: The irony, Tobias points out, … Continue reading

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The Next Good Thing

A VC wrote: My view, for those who haven’t been reading this blog for a long time, is that all of this privacy stuff is way over the top. You need to disclose what you are doing and Facebook has … Continue reading

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Face About

I watched with some interest the fooflah about Facebook’s Beacon. On the one hand, I think the application serves a useful purpose–it provides a dose of reality for those who have been extolling the virtues of the ‘social graph’ in … Continue reading

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Sprint says Merry Christmas in its Uniquely American Way

Well, there goes my Christmas. I had a cellphone account with Sprint for the last decade. I had added my roommate as a second line a couple of years back. The contract was up last February, and Sprint made us … Continue reading

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Google and the Vegemite Theory

Jeneane Sessum was interviewed for ComputerWorld for the problems with missing GMail email. I find it fascinating when Google is asked about any problem with its services, it always states it can’t respond fully because of ‘privacy’ concerns. I don’t … Continue reading

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