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Why We Aren’t In A Tech Bubble (Yet)

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Having lived through The First Great Tech Bubble – the era of Pets.com, Whoopi Goldberg & Flooz, and billion dollar valuations of companies that never made a profit – I feel qualified to speak on the topic of today’s booming tech sector. The question on everyone’s mind is: Have we replaced Pets.com with Groupon.com, Flooz with Bitcoin, and found ourselves a mere 11 years later on the precipice of The Second Great Tech Bubble?

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The Map Application I Want

Mike Caprio 5 Replies

I don’t know if people really care about this sort of thing as much as I do… but as a New Yorker (and still a relatively new one, that may factor in) I find that I need to plan my trips around the city. Travel time on public transportation is an important variable to consider, […]

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Ars Technica Followup on Game Consoles

Mike Caprio 3 Replies

I posted this comment on Ars in response to an article stating that a motion detection sensor on XBox was somehow going to be a “Wii killer”; I’m expanding on it a little more here to stretch out my thoughts a little. Not sure I understand how an old technology that’s already been surpassed by […]

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Nintendo versus Apple

Mike Caprio 2 Replies

I bought a Nintendo DSi. I’m liking it; bigger screen, more features (including web browsing), SD card slot, download play with the DSi shop, and all the features of the old DS Lite except for the Game Boy slot – but that is really the big negative for me, I’m sad that I need to […]

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Google Maps and iPhone Maps

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I’m really looking forward to improvements in Maps in iPhoneOS 3.0. Opening up access to Maps via API means that Apple and/or Google can create better native iPhone implementations of things like saved Google maps. I really enjoy making maps with saved locations at maps.google.com, but I think I would enjoy it much more if […]

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