Daily Archives: November 5, 2007

Those late night guys have … writers?


Like most people I find myself unsympathetic to the plight of those poor, underpaid, overworked Hollywood writers.    Also confess I’m ignorant about the issues involved and might even wind up agreeing that the writers are the cornerstone of Hollywood content, and therefore may deserve fatter paychecks … Continue reading

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Google to everybody: Open up and say “Google”


Matt Ingram  has it right again – Google sees Openness as a competitive advantage, but Google is also correct that Open Social networking and open cellular software and hardware are in the best long term interests of the internet community. The tech blogosphere has been abuzz for … Continue reading

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Open Social challenge – Guilt by Open-Social-Association ?


Don Dodge has an excellent post today where he suggests the Open Social hype machine has spun out of control.    I don’t really agree with him because I think Open Social is a sincere effort by Google to create the truly open … Continue reading

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Open Handset Alliance


Today Google and partners announced the Open Handset Alliance, a group of phone related businesses and technology providers that are committing to develop phones and software with an “open architecture”.    Although showcasing an actual Google Phone would have been more dramatic, this … Continue reading

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