We are seeing the future of terrorist cells

Just posted over at the GroupIntel Blog. (Link)

Social media intel sources

I've got a blog post up on GroupIntel that discusses some of the sources that I was impressed with during the Mumbai attacks.  Check it our here -> Social Media Intel Links

Definitely felt like a swing day

with regards to the significance of social media and web 2.0 for tracking a real-world crisis.  As Mike Arrington correctly points out the most up-to-date and accurate information about today's terror attacks in India came from Twitter, Flickr, and…

T-mobile redeems itself

I had a follow-on call from the President's office at T-mobile today.  They sorted out a way to get us G1 phones to try on our business account.  They are shipping them at a discounted rate, and sending a few extra sim cards (as I lost mine) for…

Jungledisk acquired by Rackspace

Rackspace today announced a series of cloud computing initiatives including storage (in competition with Amazon S3).  Great news.  Competition is good. They also announced they acquired Jungledisk, which is the tool I use to access my S3 account.…

Apple for the win

2.1 update is a major improvement for me.  My 10 hour backup was reduced to 2 minutes. I envy my friend Eric who will only ever know an iPhone with 2.1.

Apple's free pass?

I'm a big fan of Apple. Anyone that reads this blog is certainly aware of that fact. However, I can't believe that Apple is getting a free pass in the media over all the iPhone issues users are encountering. For example, on my iPhone: A backup…

Ning - roll your own social network

I'd been remiss about checking out Ning and finally took the time after seeing it mentioned in Mike Tanji's Think Tank 2.0 discussions and reading about it in the book Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good. Ning lets users create their own social…

So close yet so far

Amazon at some point has offered the option to by an electronic version of your book for a small sum should you desire immediate access.  If they'd offer this as a Kindle download, perhaps even for free, I think they'd hit a homerun.

iPhone application store - love/hate relationship

I love the iPhone application store.  Third party applications are real enablers on the iPhone and increase the value of the product in incredible ways. I hate the iPhone application store.  I hate the fact that one of my dream programs (iTether)…