The Grammar Police Have Spoken


The Associated Press has made “internet” its standard spelling for the global collection of interconnected computer networks, previously known as the Internet. And it decreed that “web” would take the place of the Web, as in the World Wide Web, the initials of which are found at the beginning of most website addresses. It’s a style change, as journalists call it, which has been adv... » read more

IoE Things Are Spying On Us


Special inaudible sounds are being embedded in Web pages and television commercials. In India, a company called SilverPush embeds short, ultrasonic sounds into television commercials and Web pages. Not only that, complementary software is being snuck onto computers, tablets, and smartphones. This software will pick up these “inaudible” signals and, via cookies, send what it learns back t... » read more

The Perilous Path From Technology To Product


I spend a lot of my time talking to people about technology and about bringing technology products to market. Along the way I find myself regularly discussing three common dilemmas that technologists have, and in this post I wanted to share those with you. On to the three topics: 1) It’s not about technology. More correctly I should say it’s not just about technology. The trend set by... » read more