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Ask Steve Wozniak Anything

kenekaplan Wish list? (612 comments)

I'd like to know what technologies are on the Woz's holiday wish list. What computer or gadget has most captured his desire to own?

about 2 years ago

Doctors Recommend Against TV For Kids Under 2

kenekaplan No TV? Fine, Pass the Tablet (210 comments)

I looked around for data when writing this story, The Evolution of Digital Natives -- The Touch Generation, and quotes from medical experts seemed to be based on old data. Appears nothing has changed. Meanwhile, children are looking at magazines and touching them expecting them to act like iPads

about 2 years ago

World Solar Challenge 2011 Starts In Two Weeks

kenekaplan Cambridge team manager talks World Solar Challenge (58 comments)

"When you look at our car, you think that the only technology on it is the solar panels, but that's definitely not the case," said team manager Emil Hewage. "This car actually drives and thinks at the same time. It requires masses and masses of data to run the car properly." Video and photos

more than 2 years ago



BYOD Tablets Disrupting Enterprise IT?

kenekaplan kenekaplan writes  |  about a year ago

kenekaplan (2426100) writes "Business managers dictating device decisions, flood of tablets force rethinking of enterprise IT say analysts. Spending on information technology is projected to decline overall this year, but tablet buyers are forecast to buck that trend and drop $23 billion more on the devices than last year. Many of those tablets will inevitably find their way into organizations on a BYOD basis, further eroding enterprise IT control over employee devices."
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What's the Value of Personal Data?

kenekaplan kenekaplan writes  |  about a year ago

kenekaplan (2426100) writes "Hacktivists advocate power of public and personal data at nationwide civic hacking event. What makes events in California cities of Palo Alto and Sacramento distinct, and how the overall focus will shift beyond big data to little or personal data that people create but don't yet control and put to good use."
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After Paul Otellini: Intel Lost the iPhone Battle, But It Could Win the Mobile W

kenekaplan kenekaplan writes  |  about a year ago

kenekaplan (2426100) writes "In an interview with The Atlantic before stepping down as CEO of Intel, Paul Otellini reflects on his decision not to make a chip for the then yet released iPhone. "The lesson I took away from that was, while we like to speak with data around here, so many times in my career I've ended up making decisions with my gut, and I should have followed my gut," he said. "My gut told me to say yes.""
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Is There a Recipe For Innovation?

kenekaplan kenekaplan writes  |  about a year ago

kenekaplan (2426100) writes "SRI International, one of the largest contract research institutes in the world, discusses its framework for technology innovation and the invention of the computer mouse and what became Apple's Siri voice assistant used in new iPhones."
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Making Computers More Human

kenekaplan kenekaplan writes  |  about a year and a half ago

kenekaplan (2426100) writes "Perceptual computing aims to bring natural interaction with machines. “The laptop is still primitive with only one eye, one ear and they are now just getting touch,” he said. “By giving computing devices 3-D vision systems like human beings, we can bring natural interaction to PCs and open up a whole new dimension not just for PCs, but for smartphones, tablets, media boxes, vending machines, cars and almost anything that connects to the Internet.”"
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Will Sensor Data Design Smarter, Sustainable Cities?

kenekaplan kenekaplan writes  |  about a year and a half ago

kenekaplan writes "Sensor technology and data analytics becoming foundation for urban planning, Herman D’Hooge, Intel engineer and University of Oregon Instructor, cautions that so-called smart cities aren’t merely defined by optimized energy or transportation systems. “It’s not just about efficiency,” he said. “Knowing about what’s going on in your system allows you to make better-informed decisions.”"
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