Category Archives: Convergence for a Converging World

Earth Day.

The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives. – Sioux, Native American Proverb (Earth Day, 2014).

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Bad Habits Die Hard.

While vinyl continues to experience a renaissance, record companies (and their money-grubbing tactics) unfortunately, continue to be unenlightened. (Source) Giga Om: http://goo.gl/TbMuyU

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I, Robot.

(Literally and, not necessarily, metaphorically) Honda’s ASIMO has some decent moves… (Source) Wired: http://goo.gl/CEI58T

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Doing What’s Right?

While the criticism is arguably warranted, one media tycoon lambasting another firm’s influence / power smacks of protecting their vested interests versus defending / upholding the greater Public Good. (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/gIIdiz

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GoogolPlex: Speak for Yourself.

A group of U-Penn hackers decided to crack Siri (supposedly, legitimately) in order to re-program it to work with Third-party applications… (Source) Better Than Siri: http://goo.gl/a8Lb8j

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An Unenviable Position!

In light of the on-going litigation between Apple and Samsung the position / tone of the enclosed email might not impact the outcome of said wrangling but in all probability will do little to generate any ___________ (Good Will / … Continue reading

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Seeing’s Believing?

A Japanese researcher’s (prototype) ‘Cyborg’ glasses are taking a direction unlike the current trend towards wearable technology frames… (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/aA3RCA

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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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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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