You can only put so many dents in the universe.… Read the rest
KGO’s Jonathan Bloom came by VentureBeat’s office yesterday to interview me about Yahoo’s new logo. Here’s his video!
I spent half an hour in front of some video cameras at Revision3’s SF studio on Friday, with host Patrick Norton and fellow guest Mike Elgan, of ComputerWorld. We talked about Microsoft’s big reorg (and whether Ballmer was killing the company or not), the NSA’s PRISM program, the upcoming Def Con conference, Apple’s recent legal loss in the e-book price-fixing case, Dropbox, and whether Apple would be making a new, cheaper iPhone.… Read the rest
Just before the holiday, my friend and former boss Jim Louderback invited me to appear on his video show, downLOADED, to talk about the week’s top tech stories. To my surprise, Redg Snodgrass — another friend, who has worked with VentureBeat off and on over the past two years — was the other guest.… Read the rest
“It’s not working! Oh my god! Where did everybody go? It’s like being deprived of your oxygen or something.”
I used those immortal words to describe the experience of being unable to access Twitter for about an hour last week.
Jonathan Bloom at ABC 7 here in the Bay Area interviewed me last week about the Twitter outage.… Read the rest
Is there anything more American than a robot that can create anything you want out of a spool of plastic and some electricity?
It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that 3D printers offer levels of Jeffersonian self-reliance that our founding fathers only dreamed of.… Read the rest
Anyone can pick most interesting phones of 2011, but it takes real foolhardiness to predict the most revolutionary products of the coming year.
Call me a fool. I’m placing bets on these five products that will revolutionize technology in 2012.
I made these predictions recently in a TV segment on Bloomberg West with host John Erlichman.… Read the rest
I have a cameo in the Monty Python-esque introduction to this video that I’m rather proud of, goofy as it is.
Within a few years, your car may become a hub of interconnected devices, media and online services.
And you thought it was for getting you around town.
I recently spent a little time in a tricked-out 2009 Corvette whose dashboard included some proof-of-concept technology to integrate the car with a smartphone, a tablet, and the internet.… Read the rest