Archive for 2011

Happy New Year!

May the New Year bring you joy and prosperity!

Will 2012 be a disruptive year in technology?

The nature of technology is that old ways get overthrown and new ones take their place. Sometimes this happens slowly and at other times it comes in spurts. Tim Bajarin, a technology industry analyst who writes at PCMag, says that the year 2012 is going to be one of those disruptive years: Normally at this […]

Google stirs up travel

Google is getting into the travel market and others in the industry are not happy. The Wall Street Journal reports: Google Inc.’s newest push into online travel has begun to roil the industry, the latest example of the company extending its market power into increasingly diverse aspects of economic life. Competitors say Google is abusing […]

How tech companies got their names

Source: BostInno

Links on lighter subjects

We can’t always be serious and here are some links with lighter themes: Internet Memes 101: A Guide to Online WackinessBut there are plenty of other people who aren’t getting the references at cocktail parties and in the late-night comedians’ monologues. And a certain percentage of those out-of-the-loopers might wish they had a single, concise […]

The $25 bare bones PC

Another illustration of how computers can be much cheaper once you get away from the strictures of using Windows is a $25 computer intended for kids. It is called Raspberry Pi and is described at BBC: The Pi uses an Arm chip similar to that found in mobile phones and is intended to run a […]

Seasons greetings

To all who observe the holiday, a very merry Christmas!