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Archive for August 2008

Ross Perot Is Using The Net For Government Transparency

August 29, 2008

Ross Perot the Texas billionaire and founder of EDS and Perot Systems is using the Internet to continue his message on government transparency and deficit reduction. read more | digg story Advertisements

We Need To Kill The Business Card Once And For All

August 28, 2008

The business card needs to die, and everyone knows it. They ’re clumsy, easy to lose, and virtually useless unless you take the time to enter them into your computer’s address book (they kill trees, too). read more | digg story

SAT Scores Remain at 10-Year Low: Maybe It Time To Finally Kill This Mirage!

August 28, 2008

As you probably know from reading this column, I am not a fan of high stakes standardized tests which has several major flaws as a predictor for success in college or life and it is not based on demonstrated competency of the skills. Let’s be frank, some people take tests well but simply cannot communicate […]

Computer Viruses Make It Into Orbit: From The Waht

August 28, 2008

Only Windows can give you that extra special, out of this world virus experience. Get Windows today and trash YOUR computer. read more | digg story

FAA’s Antiquated IT System’s Crash Delays Flights

August 28, 2008

It is interesting to note that Americans never want our taxes raised, but what happens when there is no money to fixed antiquated IT systems like the FAA’s when they crash? The answer was a massive delay of flights that caused untold productivity and personal losses, but more importantly lives are in the balance. read […]

Kara Swisher | BoomTown | AllThingsD

August 27, 2008

Check out this Interview with Kara Swisher and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg. read more | digg story

Kinoma Touches Up Clunky Windows Mobile

August 27, 2008

Think about a mobile device with a touch screen that’s designed to work with smart software. A tap on its surface instantly zooms in on images; a flicking gesture moves one photo off the screen and pulls another one on. If you’re thinking about Apple’s iPhone, I’m actually describing a Windows Mobile device. read more […]

Breakthrough Nikon SLR shoots standard and HD video

August 27, 2008

Nikon introduces the first digital SLR camera with video capabilities in standard video or HD video formats. read more | digg story

Nikon D90 at long last: First dSLR to do video | Crave, the

August 27, 2008

A bump to 12 megapixels and faster shooting add to the camera’s enhancements over the D80. Read this blog post by Lori Grunin on Crave. read more | digg story

Stanford Next to Limit Drug Maker Financing of Education

August 27, 2008

Stanford is the latest institute to ban drug company financing for medical education. read more | digg story