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Light Foresight Part IV

Damn, there are a lot of interesting stories (especially the Facebook/Google slap fight) and i don’t take the time to cover them sufficiently. So i’ll just log them here, in a light foresight entry, in order to come back later. … Continue reading

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Light Foresight Part III

Rocking some links before kicking the end of the second chapter (draft); no storytelling lesson today: [Seesmic, Loic Le Meur, Business Model] http://mashable.com/2010/11/07/seesmic-for-enterprise/ #beagilenotagirouette [Apple, MacBook, MacBook Air, UI, GUI, NUI, User XP, Mac OS Lion] http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/07/switched-on-the-ipadification-of-mac-os/ #smart(acrossthe)linemanagement [Microsoft, Kinect, NUI, Vocal … Continue reading

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Microsoft Shifts From Silverlight to HTML5

Intro: Adobe isn’t the only company being tempted by the sweet taste of HTML5, Microsoft has a hankering for the stuff too. Despite its past efforts to shape Silverlight into the leading cross-platform runtime for the web and the desktop, Microsoft … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Newest Acquisition Is About 3-D Gesture Controls

Intro: Microsoft has acquired Canesta, the manufacturer of semiconductor chips capable of sensing movement and gestures in 3-D. The technology could be applied to everything from Windows 8 motion controls to its Xbox Kinect motion-sensing device. Demo: My Take: Further … Continue reading

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Google Broadband Gets Its First Trial

Intro: Google’s ultra high speed fiber network — which the company says can offer speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second — is about to get its first trial outside of the Googleplex. My take: Control over connectivity is … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 Review: Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have Ourselves a Race

Intro: Let’s just get it out of the way: Windows Phone 7 is the most exciting thing to happen to phones in a long time. My Take: I agree. I love how Microsoft makes the content the interface. Blending together … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Fix Windows Phone

Intro: Windows Phone 7 could be amazing. It’s not, yet. Right now, it’s a good start. This is what’s broken, and what Microsoft has to do to make it truly awesome. Key Points: Multitasking for third-party apps—or at least fix … Continue reading

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