Author Archives: John

Testing.

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It’s Mine…

Dear WordPress: Do I finally have my blog back? @WordPress #WordPress

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Mind Reading.

As Virtual Reality and gaming continue to converge a group of Stanford researchers has reportedly altered an Xbox 360 game controller that they claim can read (your) someone’s mind… how far away a ‘Minority Report’ future humanity might lead is … Continue reading

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Broken Glass…

With Google’s attempt at trademarking the name, ‘Glass’ (for Google Glass) being shutdown by the USPTO… will the moniker become ubiquitous in the same manner (of speaking) that aspirin did for example? Moreover, even if the firm is (seemingly) ahead … Continue reading

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An Auto ‘Blue Screen?’

Microsoft’s announcement of bringing Windows to the automobile raises the question (amongst many): will the end-user have to re-start their car in order for it to work… or, after a major patch (e.g., bug-fix, etc.?) Or, what about viruses customized … Continue reading

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Child’s Play.

A five-year old’s hack of Xbox while lauded positively by Microsoft as discovering a vulnerability (that the firm has reportedly fixed) paradoxically might make him unpopular with any given number of end-users (i.e., in all probability, children) who are miffed … Continue reading

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Highly Unlikely.

Microsoft’s framing of their firm as an underdog is both highly unlikely and missing the point: Technology evolves and keeping moving on (for better or worse) and that’s where the company has largely fallen flat / missed the mark. (Source) … Continue reading

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Well-Nested.

Turning ‘unloved’ household applications into beautiful devices is one thing. Networking said devices whereas they reduce energy consumption via learning end-users’ physical location / room-usage, etc. and adjusting room thermostats (i.e., saving both money and fossil-based fuel usage) accordingly is … Continue reading

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No Further Intro Needed!

Britain’s Annual ‘Spaghetti’ Harvest… this speaks for itself! (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/NGDUtl

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Up Next.

It’s clear that the on-going (patent) battle between Apple and Samsung is not only showing no signs of abating but continues to be contentious whereas both parties are trying to gain any angle possible (which should really come as no … Continue reading

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