Daily Archives: February 16, 2007

Dell Ideastorm, a great idea!


Today Dell announced a social networking / Digg style site that they’ll use to collect ideas for new products.   I think it’s a great idea.   Not clear to me yet if Dell is going to use this for collective troubleshooting … Continue reading

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Progressive bifocal fix


I’m throwing out this “life hack” after finally, almost, dialing in my new progressive bifocal glasses so I can see acceptably well both at  computer distance and long distance. Problem ONE:  lenses are fairly small.   Not clear this is … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence Optimism: Human intelligence on a computer is coming soon.


I don’t know how I missed reading Raymond Kurzweil for so long.  He’s an amazing pioneer in a variety of innovations from music to Artificial intelligence, and his perspectives on the ongoing shift from human to machine thinking are quite … Continue reading

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