- Amazon Kindles: Easy Come, Easy Go - NYTimes.com - "As might be guessed, the comments on the positive reviews say the reviewer is wrong and the Fire is not nearly as good as asserted, while the comments on the negative reviews say the reviewer is wrong and the Fire is not nearly as bad as suggested. The intensity on both sides continues to be surprising. When I was a kid, long before we turned into Geek Nation, anyone who displayed this much interest in electronics would be mocked and forced to sit alone in the lunchroom."
- Abandoned Subway Tunnels and Other Industrial Settings: Photography by Shawn Dufour
- The E-Reader, as we know it, is doomed - "E-readers are playing an important role today. They fill a void that tablets cannot fill. They patch a gap that cannot be patched technologically. At the same time, manufacturers are working to build compelling, readable displays that are not hampered by the problems of e-ink." -- Mostly agree with this over a sufficient time horizon. Though I wonder if an approximately free e-ink e-book reader could remain useful long-term.
- Kodak's travails: Better heed the lesson, camera makers | Deep Tech - CNET News
- Lady and the Tramp | The 25 All-TIME Best Animated Films | Entertainment | TIME.com
- Data Analytics: So, What's Your Algorithm? - WSJ.com - "The new year will bring plenty of splashy stories about iPads and IPOs. There is a more important theme gathering around us: How analytics harvested from massive databases will begin to inform our day-to-day business decisions. Call it Big Data, analytics, or decision science. Over time, this will change your world more than the iPad 3."
- 10 cloud startups to watch in 2012 | LinkedIn
Friday, January 06, 2012
Posted by Gordon Haff at 10:11 AM