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: … Continue reading Innovation Quotes: Think Globally
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 … Continue reading Trends on the UI and Hardware Side
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 … Continue reading Back to the Basics: What is Biotechnology?
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 … Continue reading Steve Jobs Commencement Address to Stanford Alumni
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 on the … Continue reading Airlines Need to Wake Up and Embrace Technology
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 … Continue reading Harvard Business School: Most Post Articles of 2007
What makes someone innovative? Is it something that you are born with, or can you develop it over the time and with practice? The guys from Think Simple Now decided to explore these questions, and they compiled a list with the 7 habits of highly innovative people. The first one is: 1. Persistence – Innovation … Continue reading 7 Habits of Highly Innovative People
802.11n is, simply, the new standard for wireless or WIFI. So what does this mean to you; well 802.11n will provide a better wireless signal over the current standard 802.11b/g. Think of wireless like Playstation, at first Playstation was pretty cool, and then Playstation 2 came out. PS2 ran faster, had fewer flaws, and more … Continue reading 802.11n, What Is It?
What are the personal computer innovations that had a greater impact on our lives? The guys from Maximum PC gathered a list with 100 of them. Below you will find the top 10: USB (1996) 3dfx Voodoo 1 (1996) Intel Pentium II (1997) NCSA Mosaic (1993) Windows XP (2001) Quake (1996) Hayes Smartmodem (1981) IBM … Continue reading Top 100 PC Innovations
Information technology is changing many things, and perhaps above all of them the workplace. Consider that one can not help but wonder what IT related careers are the fastest growing ones? Recently I came across an article on ComputerMajors.com that answered exactly this question. The data was partially retrieved from research carried out by the … Continue reading Top 10 Computer Driven Careers