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Thursday, August 28, 2008 16:08 PM

The Way We Media Now

Mark Glaser on the convergence of corporate and independent media: "[A]t the conventions this year [...] it's more difficult to tell the independent bloggers from the mainstream media bloggers. As traditio....

Thursday, August 28, 2008 12:08 PM

Four Conversations

What CIOs do: four interviews from McKinsey (links to abstracts are here; free registration required to read the extended articles). The most recent of the previously-published pieces are from this summer....

Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:08 AM

Towards a National Technology Policy

A final excerpt from my conversation with Vint Cerf (previous bits here; I'll get the whole thing online soon, with a shorter version set to appear in the print mag). Here, Cerf discusses the need for a na....

Thursday, August 28, 2008 10:08 AM

Reports of His Death are Greatly Exaggerated

Bloomberg accidentally published an obituary for Steve Jobs. You can read it here. The opening paragraph: "Steve Jobs, who helped make personal computers as easy to use as telephones, changed the way anim....

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 15:08 PM

All Shook Up

My first reaction to this report that a surprisingly-high percentage of ancient civilizations arose near earthquake zones was to say "coincidence is not causality," and to wonder what other factors (e.g., ....

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 14:08 PM

Globalization and Globality

I headlined yesterday's post about Infosys buying Axon "Real Globalization," the idea being that globalization means more than companies from industrialized countries moving into new markets in search of c....

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:08 AM

Internet Insecurity

While we're worrying about data insecurity, (see previous post), here's another fun story: Two security researchers have demonstrated a new technique to stealthily intercept internet traffic on a scale pr....

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:08 AM

iPhone Insecurity

"Huge iPhone Security Flaw Puts All Private Information at Risk," says the headline at Gizmodo. There seems to be an easy fix, but it makes the folks who've been telling you that the iPhone is enterprise-....

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 15:08 PM

Web 2.0: Does Your Company Have the Right Mindset?

Businesses often rush into implementing Web 2.0 applications, and the results are poor. Do too many companies approach Web 2.0 the wrong way? "Dull" and "drab" are a few terms outsiders could use to descri....

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 11:08 AM

The Candidates (and Vint Cerf) on Net Neutrality

John McCain's technology platform (discussed here previously) says he opposes network neutrality. This strikes me as an area where it hurts McCain to be less familiar with quotidian technology like the ne....

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 11:08 AM

Alignment the Top CIO Concern? No Surprise

Recruiting and retaining top IT workers is still a huge issue for IT leaders, but alignment on top in SIM's new survey. And it'll be a top concern—and a massive headache—for years to come. Eric....

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 10:08 AM

Real Globalization

Another sign of maturation for India's tech industry: Infosys buys UK-based consultancy Axon for about $750 million. WSJ: The deal is designed to bolster Infosys's consulting business, which has struggled ....

Monday, August 25, 2008 12:08 PM

Judges Differ on Olympic Performance

NBC really scored with its online Olympic coverage, says the New York Times (headline: "Web Audience for Games Soars for NBC and Yahoo"). The Wall Street Journal headlines its article, "NBC Didn't Cash I....

Monday, August 25, 2008 11:08 AM

Text Me Sometime, Huh?

The Obama campaign texted me about Biden as veep at 3:10 AM on Saturday, after the news had been published by the conventional press and after my bedtime, too. Some folks still hadn't gotten the text by da....

Monday, August 25, 2008 10:08 AM

Behind the Curve

OMG! Companies are using blogs for marketing purposes! I understand that a general-interest publication like the Washington Post isn't supposed to be on the cutting edge of business tech. But at this poi....

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