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CES 2012 at Technology Report ?! OMG!


The rumors, of course, are true.   Starting immediately, over at Technology Report, I’m covering the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with “pre show” coverage.  In January I’ll be there roaming the halls in real time looking for the … Continue reading

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Silicon Nanophotonics = speedy chips


Hat’s off to IBM for what could be a milestone in building faster computers.  They are making great progress with Silicon Nanophotonics – moving data using light pulses.   This technology could speed up current wired chips by a factor of 100, bringing … Continue reading

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Singularity – the Movie – is near


Ray Kurzweil is one of the most exciting thinkers anywhere, and unlike some “futurist advocates” of the past he’s distinguished himself in several fields relevant to those he speaks about.    He’s producing a film based on his book “The Singularity … Continue reading

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Berners-Lee: More study of WWW needed


Tim Berners-Lee, the closest thing we have to an “inventor” of the web as we know it today, is calling for more integrated, broad studies of the internet rather than the mostly piecemeal academic work being done now.     He’s right.   The internet … Continue reading

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Information Sharecroppers of the World, Unite ! ?


Update:  I think Nick (and I) may owe Newsvine an apology, because Newsvine does not really practice sharecropping.   The members own their own content and this means a lot more control than otherwise.    Obviously the landscape is complex with any … Continue reading

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