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Blog Post Archive

Why personal networks are tomorrow's internet of things

Ten, fifteen years from now, hybrid clouds with vastly improved wireless connectivity will be the sum total of your personal computing experience.

iPad at Work: The essential guide for business users

Apple's iPad is an impressive piece of technology. Here's what you need to know to get the most out of it as a business tool.

Get your ass to Mars: Martians and the Red Planet in fiction

Ancient canals, dying civilizations, thoats, scantily-clad princesses, cartoon bad guys, Schwarzenegger and killer tripods. We got them all.

Your social data is doomed, and don't count on Facebook to save you

Your status updates, your uploaded photos, your videos, all of it is going to be inaccessible sometime in the future. Not just by you, but by your descendants as well.

Oculus Rift: We must control virtual reality before it controls us

We must face up to the potential dangers of widespread virtual reality technology before it's too late.

New Years Resolution: Control my technology addiction

Last year I addressed a life-long addiction to food that nearly killed me. This year, it will be how I change my relationship with enabling technology.

Why the future of Science Fiction will be in the Clouds

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

While Hollywood and the broadcast networks will continue to produce profitable films and television, the most creative and freshest material will be the domain of subscription content distribution services.

Why Star Wars is the last movie I ever want to see in a theater

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

The lines. Sold out showings. The high prices. The obnoxious, loud people. I'm done with the theater-going experience.

Texting: Worst messaging platform, ever

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Why are we so reliant on an outdated technology like SMS for interpersonal communications, in an age of cloud computing and web services?

iPad at Work: The essential guide for business users 2015

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Apple's iPad is an impressive piece of technology. Here's what you need to know to get the most out of it as a business tool.

IoT Abandonware: When your cloud service leaves you stranded

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

A cloud service provider or an IoT vendor going belly up can cause your internet accessible devices to stop functioning. What can the industry do to mitigate further Aethers and Rdios from happening again?

Tstand: The iPad and tablet accessory your back didn't know it needed

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Using large tablets can encourage bad ergonomic behavior. Fortunately there's a solution to that problem.

Amazon: An Evil Empire dawns on the Internet of Things

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

By refusing to carry products that don't operate on its content ecosystem -- like Apple TV and Google's Chromecast -- the online retailer sets a dangerous precedent.

Without Dennis Ritchie, there would be no Steve Jobs

4 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Modern computing as we know it would not have existed without Dennis Ritchie, father of the C programming language and co-creator of the UNIX operating system.

Get your ass to Mars: The red planet in fiction

4 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Ancient canals, dying civilizations, thoats, scantily-clad princesses, cartoon bad guys, Schwarzenegger and killer tripods. We got them all.

Volkswagen lied. But Elon Musk is dead wrong about diesel cars

5 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

VW defrauded its customers by attempting to sell diesel as environmentally friendly under the EPA's ridiculous emissions rules. But that doesn't mean diesel is bad, or that EV's are the immediate future of transportation.

Amazon Trade-In: Fair value for your iPhone or scam?

5 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

I mailed in a mint condition iPhone 6 for Amazon credit only to see the value degraded by the online retail giant. And it's happened more than once and with increasing frequency.

Without Cloud, iPad Pro is an executive's desk paperweight

5 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Just who is this device made for, anyway? And what is the usage case?

How 9/11 Changed My IT Consulting Career

5 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

It felt great to have full command of one's destiny, to report to no-one. To not have to climb any ladders or engage in corporate politics. It was invigorating to be one's own man and my own boss. I was an independent consulting bad...

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