David from ZDNet argues that Windows 8 matters for real work: “Listen, forget about smartphones and tablets for five minutes, will ya? I want to talk to you about real computers, computers that do actual work, not just play Angry Birds and help you check in when you’re […]
With SAP’s acquisition of SuccessFactors, Taleo used a late January 2012 edition of BusinessWeek to call attention to its continued focus on customers, rather than its own pending M&A (see ad above – click for a larger image as required). And then in early February, Oracle announced its […]
The current government in New Zealand is rethinking how to deliver public services, and where new technology can make a difference: “Technology will replace face-to-face contact as the Government continues its squeeze on the public service. Prime Minister John Key has met executives from internet giant Google as […]
My local internet service provider had “issues” with providing internet services yesterday. We had no connectivity for 23 hours – from 0700 Friday to 0600 Saturday. I rang them a few times, but apart from “we sent people to investigate,” there was no further information available – cause […]
Back in 2005 in the days of Shared Spaces Research & Consulting, I really liked the work done by NextPage on reducing document chaos (see here and here – although the latter link through doesn’t work anymore). NextPage redirected its focus in the subsequent years, and while it […]
Steven gives five reasons why Windows 8 will be dead on arrival: “1. No one needs Windows 8 on the desktop. 2. Metro: An ugly, useless interface. 3. Where are the Windows 8 Applications? 4. Vexed Windows developers. 5. Too little, too late for the smartphone/tablet market Add […]
A couple of weeks ago I attended Lotusphere in Orlando, and then flew back to California to work with a client for a couple of days before heading home to New Zealand. While working with the client in California, I had the opportunity to be a part of […]
I could never do the Rubik’s cube as a youngster … this Lego-based gadget is pretty awesome. (Thanks to Jim for the pointer)
Yes, I’m looking forward to December 2012.
Eric posted this video back in September, and it made me laugh today. Indeed, it’s good that computer problems are not real … but the conclusion remains valid 🙂 (I haven’t seen Eric since September 2008 … I’m looking forward to catching up with him next month in […]
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