Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dumping Your BlackBerry? Join the Club

f your New Year’s resolutions include trashing your BlackBerry, you’re not alone. As many as 60 percent of users at small companies plan to exchange their BlackBerry phone over the next 12 months for another platform such as Apple’s iPhone

Dumping Your BlackBerry? Join the Club

f your New Year’s resolutions include trashing your BlackBerry, you’re not alone. As many as 60 percent of users at small companies plan to exchange their BlackBerry phone over the next 12 months for another platform such as Apple’s iPhone

This New Microsoft Technology Turns Anything Into A Touchscreen

Microsoft has unveiled the OmniTouch, reports NewScientist. It’s a startling technology that uses a small projector and a depth-sensitive camera to project a user interface onto a wall, your hand, or anything at all and let a user interact with

This New Microsoft Technology Turns Anything Into A Touchscreen

Microsoft has unveiled the OmniTouch, reports NewScientist. It’s a startling technology that uses a small projector and a depth-sensitive camera to project a user interface onto a wall, your hand, or anything at all and let a user interact with

The Demographics Of Occupy Wall Street

                            Students are a big contingent at Zucotti Park and other occupations. But a new study shows that online support crosses age, income and political boundaries. Look

The Demographics Of Occupy Wall Street

                            Students are a big contingent at Zucotti Park and other occupations. But a new study shows that online support crosses age, income and political boundaries. Look

Part 2: How Nassim Taleb turned the inevitability of disaster into an investment strategy

Malcolm Gladwell From: NewYorker Magazine’s Archive  2. Nassim Taleb is a tall, muscular man in his early forties, with a salt-and-pepper beard and a balding head. His eyebrows are heavy and his nose is long. His skin has the olive

Part 2: How Nassim Taleb turned the inevitability of disaster into an investment strategy

Malcolm Gladwell From: NewYorker Magazine’s Archive  2. Nassim Taleb is a tall, muscular man in his early forties, with a salt-and-pepper beard and a balding head. His eyebrows are heavy and his nose is long. His skin has the olive

Part 1: How Nassim Taleb turned the inevitability of disaster into an investment strategy

Malcolm Gladwell From: NewYorker Magazine’s Archive 1. One day in 1996, a Wall Street trader named Nassim Nicholas Taleb went to see Victor Niederhoffer. Victor Niederhoffer was one of the most successful money managers in the country. He lived and

Part 1: How Nassim Taleb turned the inevitability of disaster into an investment strategy

Malcolm Gladwell From: NewYorker Magazine’s Archive 1. One day in 1996, a Wall Street trader named Nassim Nicholas Taleb went to see Victor Niederhoffer. Victor Niederhoffer was one of the most successful money managers in the country. He lived and

Free apps for Blackberry owners

lassic games such as Bejeweled and The Sims are being offered free to Blackberry owners. The games, plus personal productivity tools and utilities are compensation for a three-day global blackout that started on 10 October. A faulty switch at a

Free apps for Blackberry owners

lassic games such as Bejeweled and The Sims are being offered free to Blackberry owners. The games, plus personal productivity tools and utilities are compensation for a three-day global blackout that started on 10 October. A faulty switch at a

12 Mind-Blowing Concepts From Malcolm Gladwell’s Bestseller

The Tipping Point #1: Law of the Few — How a disproportionate few affect so many The business of spreading the epidemic of an idea, product or preference — including your own — is why Gladwell lands on so many

12 Mind-Blowing Concepts From Malcolm Gladwell’s Bestseller

The Tipping Point #1: Law of the Few — How a disproportionate few affect so many The business of spreading the epidemic of an idea, product or preference — including your own — is why Gladwell lands on so many

iPhone 4S: Siri Politely Answers 10 Absurd Questions

Captain Kirk destroyed a computer with this question. Siri shrugs. Thanks to Josh at “This is my…” blog for this one. This is the correct answer, sort of. Let’s start a band! She kept saying my name…. Siri can’t answer

iPhone 4S: Siri Politely Answers 10 Absurd Questions

Captain Kirk destroyed a computer with this question. Siri shrugs. Thanks to Josh at “This is my…” blog for this one. This is the correct answer, sort of. Let’s start a band! She kept saying my name…. Siri can’t answer

OCCUPY WALL STREET: 6,000 Protest in Times Square

The Occupy Wall Street movement, which seeks to highlight growing economic inequality, marched to New York’s Times Square on Saturday. The crowds were estimated to consist of thousands of people — Bloomberg claims that 6,000 were present. Occupy Wall Street

OCCUPY WALL STREET: 6,000 Protest in Times Square

The Occupy Wall Street movement, which seeks to highlight growing economic inequality, marched to New York’s Times Square on Saturday. The crowds were estimated to consist of thousands of people — Bloomberg claims that 6,000 were present. Occupy Wall Street

Here Are The Four Charts That Explain What The Protesters Are Angry About…

1. Unemployment is at the highest level since the Great Depression 2. At the same time, corporate profits are at an all-time high, both in absolute dollars and as a share of the economy. The charts explain what the Wall

Here Are The Four Charts That Explain What The Protesters Are Angry About…

1. Unemployment is at the highest level since the Great Depression 2. At the same time, corporate profits are at an all-time high, both in absolute dollars and as a share of the economy. The charts explain what the Wall