Best Security, Business, and Technology Books of 2016

On December 15, 2016, in Security, Technology, by Administrator

“Dozens of times per year, I get asked to recommend my favorite books so I couldn’t say no when the OODA Loop team asked me to build on Mark Mateski’s popular Red Teaming book list by providing my top 10 books for 2016. I have very eclectic interests, so I’ve focused my list on the […]

I am Big Data and so are you

On March 19, 2013, in Technology, by Devost

Bob Gourley, former CTO of DIA and current CTO of CrucialPoint LLC was guest lecturing at my Georgetown “Information Warfare and Security” class and was discussing mega technology trends when it occurred to me – the next revolution in big data is going to be about me and you. We are sitting on a treasure […]

Tim Cook’s Freshman Year: The Apple CEO Speaks

On December 6, 2012, in Technology, by Administrator

“We want diversity of thought. We want diversity of style. We want people to be themselves. It’s this great thing about Apple. You don’t have to be somebody else. You don’t have to put on a face when you go to work and be something different. But the thing that ties us all is we’re […]

Siri – the Augmented Intelligence Agent

On October 26, 2011, in Technology, by Administrator

My latest thinking about Siri over at TechGrid… “Siri does not represent a foray into the realm of artificial intelligence, but rather a necessary stutter-step in that direction which can be more accurately referred to as Augmented Intelligence. Despite an ability to engage in limited natural language processing, Siri is only capable of augmenting the […]

Facebook devours Twitter – a simple strategy…

On September 19, 2011, in Technology, by Administrator

Facebook is about to eat Twitter for lunch. I’m slowly recognizing that more and more of my activity is migrating from Twitter to Facebook. I’ve also been wondering if Apples upcoming IOS 5 integration with Twitter is a strategic mistake on Apple’s part? What will it take for Facebook to finish Twitter off? Here’s my […]

Realizing the Metaverse

On September 5, 2011, in Technology, by Administrator

I’ve got some thoughts on virtual worlds just posted on TechGrid: “In reading the book, it really makes one wonder why we haven’t created better instances of virtual worlds in today’s technology environment. The closest thing to the OASIS of Cline’s novel is Second Life, but it still has a lot of shortcomings. It got […]

The impact of emergent technology

On December 7, 2010, in Technology, by Administrator

From an interview with William Gibson: “One of the things that’s unknowable is how humanity will use any new technology. No one imagines that we’d wind up with a world that looks like this on the basis of the technology that’s emerged in the last hundred years. Emergent technology is the most powerful single driver […]

MacBook Air – the Missing Sync

On October 20, 2010, in Technology, by Administrator

I’m excited to take a look at the new MacBook Air laptops that Apple released today. Excellent form factor with decent performance might make them the ultimate travel machines. It seems clear that these devices are targeted at folks who already have a computer, but want a portable computer for when they are out and […]

Words of wisdom from Albert Einstein

On May 11, 2010, in Technology, by Administrator

iPad first impressions

On April 4, 2010, in Technology, by Administrator

This is an excellent device. Category changer like the iPhone was with smart phones. I’m typing this post on my iPad with a paired bluetooth keyboard and it is a great combination with a total weight of less than two pounds and no keyboard in the way when I don’t need it on planes and […]

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