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Do know evil?

On November 26, 2007, in Technology, by Administrator
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From Obscurity to Mainstream in One Click

On November 24, 2007, in Technology, by Administrator
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This is a great example of individual empowerment and how the Internet can drive success… Nick Haley took just 30 minutes to pluck the Brazilian band CSS from obscurity and hurl it into the national spotlight. In September, Haley paired the band’s dance-pop song “Music is My Hot, Hot Sex” with his 30-second amateur video, […]

Skype encryption stumps police

On November 23, 2007, in Security, by Administrator
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Interesting…German police want to trojan suspect machines in order to engage in surveillance… German police are unable to decipher the encryption used in the internet telephone software Skype to monitor calls by suspected criminals and terrorists, Germany’s top police officer said. Skype allows users to make telephone calls over the internet from their computer to […]

More Kindle Thoughts

On November 22, 2007, in Technology, by Administrator
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I’ve been playing a little more with the Kindle the past two days, so here are a few more thoughts: 1)  I’ve emailed myself PDF files (free book by Seth Godin) and MOBI files (free copy of Heart of Darkness) and both worked perfectly.  I had to pay $0.10 to get the files to the […]

Kindle – First Reactions…

On November 20, 2007, in Technology, by Administrator
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The Kindle arrived today and I’ve spent a few hours playing with it. Here are some preliminary reactions…. 1) I’d classify this as a knowledge device. It is meant to facilitate the consumption of knowledge in a consumer vice conversational format. Folks that complain that it doesn’t have an email client or other interactive features […]

The Kindle Meme

On November 19, 2007, in Technology, by Administrator
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Amazon is generating lots of buzz with the release of their Kindle ebook platform today. Many of the people I follow on Twitter made some sort of announcement regarding the order that they placed and mine is on the way. I think Kindle is significant for several reasons: 1) No reliance on tethering to a […]

Lesson learned…don’t judge a book by its Internet cover

On November 19, 2007, in Technology, by Administrator
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I first heard of Jason Calacanis on the TWIT podcast (#57) about a year ago. I wasn’t impressed with his performance and his negative reputation was reinforced as I observed how regularly he served as a whipping boy on sites like ValleyWag, etc. I heard him on TWIT again a few weeks ago and a […]

Twitter Deep Thought of the Day…

On November 17, 2007, in Technology, by Administrator
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