Category Archives: Technology

Love my Galaxy Note 4

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (Verizon). Mostly I’ve loved it. The processor speed is excellent. The large screen is a treat. The phone’s radio works very well even in some low-signal areas such as the LAX tunnel. … Continue reading

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Video cameras in social settings

This seems much closer to the beginning of this kind of ban than the end… Read article We as a society have a lot of norms to work out regarding when we think it’s okay to be wearing/using a video … Continue reading

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Evolution away from mass media

This article nicely captures a trend that is sure to continue. People can choose between a growing amount of content, viewing it on a growing diversity of devices…clear where this takes the entertainment industry directionally. Mass media has a place … Continue reading

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More mobile devices than people

This article provides an interesting snapshot of the growth of mobile usage. What is interesting to me about this perspective is that this is a worldwide comparison, not just devices per person in developed nations. Read Article

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Bing vs. Google

Bing does almost as much advertising as the presidential candidates. But I still found their side-by-side comparison interesting: bingiton.com The results from both search engines were good, and I ended up selecting 5 of 10 from each. But what I … Continue reading

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Best Android phone of ’12

I’ve had my Galaxy S III (Samsung) for a couple weeks now, and thus far mostly I love it. Verizon’s LTE is a treat (if you have their coverage as we do here in L.A.) The large 4.8″ screen is … Continue reading

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Interesting article hypothesizing the future of television…

Article Some of the observations include: * We watch a lot of TV and movie content, but always on demand and almost never with ads. * The percent of people worldwide who watch video on a computer once a month … Continue reading

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Riding your sofa

Are you old enough to remember the sound of a dial-up modem internet connection being established? I qualify (comfortably). Article Not that long ago, the majority of our society spent evenings watching the same handful of programming options offered by … Continue reading

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The acceleration of change

Amazon announced that Kindle download sales have surpassed their combined hardcover and paperback sales: Article Amazing from a product which didn’t exist four years ago. I wonder how we’ll be reading four years from now.

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