Harnessing Muscle Power for Portable Devices

Generating energy to power devices from muscle movements may just be the next big thing to make wireless mobility truly mobile. On one side there is the efforts on in the field of increasing the power capacity of batteries. At the same time there is immense research going on in powering devices by converting the [...]

Technology of Tomorrow Lies in Today’s Chipsets

For the innovations that have driven usability across the web and the proliferation of computing devices, the innovations on the silicon front have been critical.
It is the chipsets of today that showcase and drive the technological innovations on the computing front for tomorrow and Michael Copeland of CNN has brilliantly captured that in his brief [...]

Innovation Quotes: Think Globally

If the flattening of the world is largely (bur not entirely) unstoppable, and if it holds out the potential to be as beneficial to American society in general as past market evolutions have been, how does an individual get the best out of it? What do we tell our kids?
My simple answer is this: There [...]

Trends on the UI and Hardware Side

This past year saw a flurry of activities on the UI side from some of the biggest names in the tech industry. Now, innovation and research is a part of technology but what matters to consumers is how much of the innovation actually makes it to products.
Technology review has a great up write-up on the [...]

Back to the Basics: What is Biotechnology?

Biotechnology deals with the pieces of technology that are related with the biological aspects of our world. The biotechnology mainly contributes in the food science, medicine and agriculture sector. According to the definition in more technical terms, biotechnology is the modern science which contributes in the efficient utilization of biological processes and biological organisms.
In our [...]

Steve Jobs Commencement Address to Stanford Alumni

I had already mentioned this speech a couple of months ago, but recently I managed to find that actual video of it. Steve Jobs delivered it in 2005 for a Stanford graduating class. It has some very insightful points, check it out.

This is the direct link to the video if somehow you can’t see it.

Airlines Need to Wake Up and Embrace Technology

Now that I’m traveling by air more often, I’m frequently astounded by the inanities and bureaucratic nightmares of modern airlines. While I’m certain many share a disdain for airlines, I’m specifically annoyed at the ways they seem to go out of their way to appear technologically backwards. Take for example this AP report [...]

Harvard Business School: Most Post Articles of 2007

The Harvard Business School Working Knowledge website recently published the list with their 20 most popular stories of 2007. Below you will find my favorite stories: you can check the whole list here:

Handicapping the Best Countries for Business: India? South Africa? Russia? Which are the best countries for a firm to invest in? In a [...]

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