Monthly Archives: March 2009

Futurist Speculation Of The Day

Some futurist thoughts: I think that, starting with my generation, and during the rise of personal computing in general, there has been a sharp uptick in the number of people who were “born” interactive users of technology. There seem to … Continue reading

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Geolocation Meme?

This geolocation meme requires that you go to http://www.getlatlon.com/ and find the relevant coordinates on the map. Geolocation of Important Places Where I was born: 41.303, -72.932 Where I grew up: 41.321, -72.793 Where I went to high school: 41.336, … Continue reading

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iPhoto + Address Book win

Looks like Apple’s most recent update to iLife partly addressed the issue I mentioned here over six weeks ago: http://mikecap.livejournal.com/958798.html Good deal! Now all they need to do is add the theoretical social networking application I’ve been designing in my … Continue reading

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More Evidence Against Blu-ray

So maybe I’m on the right side of this trend after all… Netflix apparently has no love for Blu-ray rental. http://arstechnica.com/media/news/2009/03/netflix-bumps-extra-blu-ray-charge-for-most-accounts-again.ars Again, it seems that only HD mavens with lots of money can really do the Blu-ray thing.

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Blu-Ray Adoption

Predicting The Curves I’m wondering whether it’s worth it to stay behind the trailing edge of adopting Blu-ray. I imagine that using this technology is very much a personal decision and depends on a lot of factors, but I suspect … Continue reading

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