8 Reasons Why Google+ Could Beat Facebook in the Long Term
It has now been a little over a month since Google’s brand new social networking website – Google+ was launched in a limited field trial. During this time, over 25 million+ people have already joined Google+ making it the fastest growing social …. Read More
Twitter Changes Its Question – Finally (many months after I suggested it !)
“Isn’t is time Twitter changed their tagline “What are you doing? ” to something that reflects what most tweets are about ?”
How Would You Explain Twitter to Your Grandmother ?
By now thousands of articles and blog posts have analyzed the reasons for the appeal of Twitter. They have sliced and diced it neatly into its various components – simplicity, brevity, openness, immediacy, transparency etc. But if you have ever tried to …. Read More
“Computers in the future may have 1000 vaccum tubes…”
“Computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh only 1.5 tons” – Popular Mechanics article, March 1949 The above quote amply demonstrates the problems with predicting the future. This is because the future does not always evolve …. Read More
Microsoft, Google sparring over Twitter !
Microsoft, Google sparring over Twitter? Should be interesting… http://bit.ly/9JbJb The explosive growth of Twitter has evoked great interest among both Google and Microsoft to acquire the company. For Google this would immediately fill the gap in their search of real-time results and …. Read More
China Denies Involvement in Hacking
In news today China Denies Involvement in Hacking U.S. Power Grid – http://bit.ly/Vtab5 The Chinese govt official position is always complete denial – but can you really trust anything that Beijing says or denies ? The ambitions of the chinese is nothing …. Read More
College too expensive? Try Youtube !
College too expensive? Try YouTube http://bit.ly/uFFbo This is a glimpse of the future of college education and education in general. The convergence of digital multimedia and broadband together with global connectivity is paving the way for a new way to disseminate learning …. Read More
Would you reveal your password…
Would you reveal your password for a chocolate bar ? Apparently 70% of people surveyed in UK did ! http://bit.ly/6wkYJ
All successful technologies te…
All successful technologies tend to look inevitable only in hindsight – which says a lot about shortcomings of foresight ! #insight 🙂
The history of the progress of…
The history of the progress of science is really a history of cherished assumptions being proven wrong again and again. #insight