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Tuesday, July 08, 2008 14:07 PM

Questioning Carr

Commenter jonmca pushes back on Nick Carr's OMG-the-nets-is-rewiring-our-brains thesis: A suggestion to Nick: Go on an extended vacation in a remote location without a computer, cell phone, TV, etc., and b....

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 13:07 PM

Munger's Money Grenade

Whatever its fortunes come November, North Carolina's Libertarian Party has already won a big victory just by getting on the ballot. Playing a major role in that success was gubernatorial candidate Mike Mu....

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 10:07 AM

All ATwitter

Are things getting better for Twitter? Venture Beat says the company's usage numbers look good, but it's hard to see a CIO relying on the micro-messaging service for mission-critical jobs anytime soon. Da....

Monday, July 07, 2008 15:07 PM

Can We Work Efficiently in the Google Era?

Google and other Internet innovations are changing the way we work—and the way we think. But there is hope for IT pros. "Funny, Internet activity can be akin to being in a casino: everywhere there's ....

Monday, July 07, 2008 11:07 AM

Social Nets for Older Users

From the NYT article on Obama's online campaign: "Now Mr. Hughes and other campaign aides are applying the same social networking tools to try to win the general election. This time, however, they must rea....

Monday, July 07, 2008 11:07 AM

It's Time to Meet Your Next CIO

A recent survey found that few companies have CIO succession plans in place. The obvious question: why not? Last month, CDW released a poll that found that less than four in 10 businesses actually plan ahe....

Monday, July 07, 2008 11:07 AM

Online Campaigns in the Physical World

The Obama campaign is translating online energy into offline results. Way back in 2003, Zephyr Teachout, director of Internet organizing for the Howard Dean campaign, told me, "I'm obsessed with offline." ....

Wednesday, July 02, 2008 15:07 PM

Making the web work for campaigns

Two challenges of online politics from the early days have been translating the energy generated online into useful offline activity, and integrating web-sparked volunteers into the machinery of the campai....

Friday, June 20, 2008 13:06 PM

Should Businesses Split the CIO Role in Two?

As the debate whether CIOs are strategic or tactical rages on, Bain's top IT consultant suggests dividing those duties into two distinct positions. Could it happen? On top of their strategic role, CEOs la....

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 15:06 PM

What the iPhone SDK doesn't do

Jonathan Zittrain worries that the creativity that has fueled the development of the net is endangered by closed appliances like the iPhone and walled gardens like Facebook. Technologies that allow people ....

Thursday, May 08, 2008 14:05 PM

The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It

Jonathan Zittrain says tethered appliances will stifle innovation on the internet. Previously: Apple vs Apple users. iPhone SDK page.

Monday, April 28, 2008 10:04 AM

The iPhoning of the Enterprise

In February, Bob Rudis said "iPhone has quite a long way to go before it can weave its way - officially - into corporate IT standards." In March, Apple and Microsoft announced that iPhones could connect wi....

Monday, April 21, 2008 09:04 AM

Decoding the professionalization of Linux

A report from the Linux Foundation says development of the open source operating system is done mostly by paid workers: "Despite the large number of individual developers, there is still a relatively small....

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 15:04 PM

Google launches into the cloud

Google introduces App Engine, "a developer tool that enables you to run your web applications on Google's infrastructure. The goal is to make it easy to get started with a new web app, and then make it eas....

Thursday, April 03, 2008 15:04 PM

The net calls the tune

No industry has been remade faster by the net than the music business. The latest chapter: MySpace launches a music service with three of the major companies. Questions remain about the specifics of the....

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