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How Nokia Missed the Greatest Technology Opportunity of the 21st Century

Posted 19 February 2012 | By | Categories: Mobile, Technology Landscape | 1 Comment

Tweet Have you ever wondered to yourself if your Smartphone could one day evolve from being a simple mini-computer into becoming a web server? Is it possible that a whole new generation of mobile servers could join together to emulate the massive computing power of a dedicated server or cloud server, their locations no longer […]

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Dr. Mercola joins the cell phone ‘radiation’ debate

Posted 19 October 2011 | By | Categories: Mobile, Technology Landscape | 1 Comment

Tweet By 2013, the number of people accessing web pages and applications from their Smartphones will exceed those using laptops or desktops. This is a common statistic coming out of research firms such as Gartner Inc. But, while the above has profound implications for how small businesses manage their online presence (and attempt to convert […]

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The M-commerce “Winds of Change” sweeps the U.S.

Posted 12 April 2011 | By | Categories: Technology Landscape | 2 Comments

Tweet The mobile commerce revolution sweeping the rest of the world appears to be only now hitting U.S. shores with further proof forthcoming in my recent interview with Michel Poignant, CEO Paymotech, who confirmed that his mobile wallet creation called Paytoo Mobile was already available in 250,000 wireless stores elsewhere in the world. His team […]

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Battle lines drawn in U.S. prepaid mobile wireless market

Posted 03 March 2011 | By | Categories: Technology Landscape | No Comments

Tweet While the United States has generally lagged Europe in adopting prepaid mobile wireless strategies, a Dallas-based technology shop called Quamtel is seeking to quietly redefine the retail market with new “no contract” prepaid USB modems and tablets. Formerly known as Atomic Guppy, the company resurfaced in 2009 as Quamtel under the leadership of a […]

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A Scientist, Tycoon and the Third Private Citizen in Space

Posted 11 February 2011 | By | Categories: Book Reviews, History, Technology Landscape, Video & Film | 1 Comment

Tweet In a recent telephone interview with maverick scientist and business millionaire Greg Olsen, I asked him whether he had experienced an “aha” moment on his journey into outer space in 2005 — only the third “international” civilian ever to do so at the time. “All ten days were an aha moment but I didn’t […]

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The Crazy Genius of Nick L’ange: Comic Book Illustrator

Posted 16 January 2011 | By | Categories: Digital Publishing, Technology Landscape | 1 Comment

Tweet The rise of the right-brain visual thinker continues with the unveiling of Nick L’anges new illustration website, nick-lange.com, which I put together to showcase this awesome talent who currently resides in Cape Town, South Africa. This comic book illustrator par excellence sharpened his tool set at the legendary comic book studios of Strika Communications […]

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The Transformation: My Tribute Video to the Audi-R8 Catamaran

Posted 15 January 2011 | By | Categories: Technology Landscape | No Comments

Tweet There is this genius called Bo Zolland who works for a 3D design company called VizualTech in Sweden who recently created a set of Audi-R8 inspired catamaran speedboat designs. They eventually found their way all over the Internet including to Multihulls Magazine which is one of the oldest and most revered publications in the […]

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The twists and turns of SEO: Do I need a microsite?

Posted 20 October 2010 | By | Categories: Technology Landscape | No Comments

Tweet Even as business owners start jumping onboard the social networking bandwagon for their websites, many are still confused about search engine optimization (SEO) and why they even need it in the first place. While SEO sounds like a scientific discipline it’s far from it. Instead, this black art utilizes some scientific tools (and methods) […]

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Anonymous “Swarm” Outgames Google Algorithm

Posted 10 August 2010 | By | Categories: Technology Landscape | 2 Comments

Tweet The Washington post recently published this article “4chan users seize internet’s power for mass disruptions” which dovetails with my recent synopsis “America, Please Get Ready To Swarm” suggesting that a Gartner Inc., report may be prescient in predicting an online “mob” approach to completing traditional work tasks or any other temporary community goal, good […]

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America, Please Get Ready To Swarm

Posted 05 August 2010 | By | Categories: Digital Publishing, Technology Landscape | 2 Comments

Tweet Have you ever walked into a 7/11 store at an all-night self-service gas station in the United States and pitied the poor soul working the graveyard shift? In the next 10 years that person could be you as your traditional job morphs into a 24/7 standby shift randomly interrupted by digital ‘tasks’ in the […]