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Mavericks Free Myth

The mainstream media has definitely missed the mark concerning Apple’s new Mavericks operating system for the Mac being free. You can read the views from Wired like “Apple Just Ended the Era of Paid […]

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Conan LinkedIn Influencer Overlord

The LinkedIn Influencer program is no longer taking new applicants, but Conan O’Brien apparently had no problems being accepted. As yet another example that celebrities live in an alternate reality, […]

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Obamacare Fails with Custom Code

The utopian concept of taking care of everyone is a great ideal, but cost and execution are the debate. One of the main business and technical problems is that Obamacare fails with […]

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Testimonials Are Contrived

Most marketing folks will tell you to have customer testimonials on your website, but testimonials have little value. How many news articles do you have to see about fake reviews? […]

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Check The Requirements Forrest

The number one mistake in technology that’s made continuously is failure to check requirements. It reminds me of the line “Stupid is as stupid does” from Forrest Gump. In the […]

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iPhone Not Recommended

A board member recently asked me “Do I recommend what type of smartphone for people to buy?” The answer was a low, but elongated No. The reason is that I might as well […]

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Ballmer and Microsoft Misconceptions

Earlier in the month, Forbes published 4 Popular Misconceptions about Microsoft – a much better job than my Microsoft Jolts The World in January. It was a solid piece about how the […]

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Life After The Robots

Imagine life after the robots. Hollywood portrays humans either at war with robots like Terminator or slaves unwittingly made into power supplies like in The Matrix. Starting with movies like […]