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The Cult of the Amateur launches today

06/06/2007, If you are interested to know why “Digg is very dangerous”, read Andrew Keen’s new book, The Cult of the Amateur. I do not agree with the author but I greatly appreciate his effort to push all of us to think a bit more about the possible...

Nokia possibly interested in Palm

03/02/2007, Nokia, among other candidates, is said to be in talks to acquire Palm Inc, the creator of the Treo. With a price target of $20 per share, the transaction would cost 2 Billion dollars to the new owner. I do understand why Palm would like to sell: the Treo...

Mice: A question of ergonomics?

11/07/2006, The first computer mouse was invented over four decades ago and was chosen to be the pointing device of choice at that time due to its simplicity and convenience, and ever since that fateful day, computer users all over the world have been using mice of...

We’re getting the (text) message, we just don’t care

09/06/2006, While browsing the web at home, I saw the “Why we don’t get the (text) message” article from Paul Kedrosky in Business 2.0. It begins with “Texting is insanely popular overseas, but practically nonexistent in the United States...

High-Tech Trash Talk

08/28/2006, As much as we love gadgets, a lot of us don’t know nearly enough about how to dispose of them properly (in an environment-friendly manner). When we heard about Elizabeth Grossman’s “High Tech Trash” book, we did seek a meeting with...

Ubergizmo Guide to Bootleg copies

06/16/2006, Piracy has long been the bane of many an industry – from game and music to software developers. This white collar crime has cost all 3 industries billions in revenue each year with the authorities always one step behind the pirates. Most, if not all...

Game Makers Support Blu-Ray, so what?

01/10/2005, The rally of game developer heavy weights such as Electronics Arts and Videndi Universal Games around Sony’s next generation DVD format Blu-Ray was largely commented in the press recently. I think that it was over-hyped. “The delivery of...