Category: blogroll

  • Doc Searls Weblog · Won and done

    This tells me my job with foursquare is to be “driven” like a calf into a local business. Of course, this has been the assumption from the start. But I had hoped that somewhere along the way foursquare could also evolve into a true QS app, yielding lat-lon and other helpful information for those (like me) […]

  • AnandTech – Testing OpenCL Accelerated Handbrake with AMD’s Trinity

    AMD, and NVIDIA before it, has been trying to convince us of the usefulness of its GPUs for general purpose applications for years now. For a while it seemed as if video transcoding would be the killer application for GPUs, that was until Intel’s Quick Sync showed up last year. via AnandTech – What We’ve […]

  • How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet

    But moreover, Yahoo needed to leverage this thing that it had just bought. Yahoo wanted to make sure that every one of its registered users could instantly use Flickr without having to register for it separately. It wanted Flickr to work seamlessly with Yahoo Mail. It wanted its services to sing together in harmony, rather […]

  • Intel looks to build ultra-efficient mobile chips Apple cant ignore

    During Intels annual investor day on Thursday, CEO Paul Otellini outlined the companys plan to leverage its multi-billion-dollar chip fabrication plants, thousands of developers and industry sway to catch up in the lucrative mobile device sector, reports Forbes. via Intel looks to build ultra-efficient mobile chips Apple cant ignore (Apple Insider) But what you are seeing […]

  • Facebook Opens Up Hardware World With Magic Hinge | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

    Codenamed “Knox,” Facebook’s storage prototype holds 30 hard drives in two separate trays, and it fits into a nearly 8-foot-tall data center rack, also designed by Facebook.The trick is that even if Knox sits at the top of the rack — above your head — you can easily add and remove drives. You can slide […]

  • AnandTech – The iPad 2,4 Review: 32nm Brings Better Battery Life

    I would like to applaud Apples 32nm migration plan. By starting with lower volume products and even then, only on a portion of the iPad 2s available on the market, Apple maintains a low profile and gets great experience with Samsungs 32nm HK+MG process. via AnandTech – The iPad 2,4 Review: 32nm Brings Better Battery […]

  • ARM creators Sophie Wilson and Steve Furber • reghardware

    Unsung Heroes of Tech Back in the late 1970s you wouldnt have guessed that this shy young Cambridge maths student named Wilson would be the seed for what has now become the hottest-selling microprocessor in the world. via Chris Bidmead: ARM creators Sophie Wilson and Steve Furber • reghardware. This is an amazing story of how […]

  • Google X founder Thrun demonstrates Project Glass on TV show | Electronista

    Google X formerly Labs founder Sebastian Thrun debuted a real-world use of his latest endeavor Project Glass during an interview on the syndicated Charlie Rose show which aired yesterday, taking a picture of the host and then posting it to Google+, the companys social network. Thrun appeared to be able to take the picture through […]

  • AnandTech – The Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 3770K Review

    Similarly disappointing for everyone who isnt Intel, its been more than a year after Sandy Bridges launch and none of the GPU vendors have been able to put forth a better solution than Quick Sync. If youre constantly transcoding movies to get them onto your smartphone or tablet, you need Ivy Bridge. In less than […]

  • Owning Your Words: Personal Clouds Build Professional Reputations | Cloudline | Wired.com

    My first blogging platform was Dave Winer’s Radio UserLand. One of Dave’s mantras was: “Own your words.” As the blogosophere became a conversational medium, I saw what that could mean. Radio UserLand did not, at first, support comments. That turned out to be a constraint well worth embracing. When conversation emerged, as it inevitably will […]