Monthly Archives: December 2009

Nexus One vs Droid Specs

Based on information posted on December 23, 2009, by Endgadget on the forthcoming Nexus One phone from Google, and on the existing specifications for the Motorola Droid phone from Verizon Wireless and other sources, here …   Read more

Strange or Friendly

I have some great friends, no doubt, but sometimes I prefer strangers. When being given recommendations online for anything from books, to restaurants, to baby furniture, I often heed the advice of complete unknowns. Thanks …   Read more

Complexity And Wikinomics

What do a city, a forest, and your business ecosystem have in common? It turns out, a lot. All three are examples of complex adaptive systems. Earlier this week I spoke at a conference hosted by …   Read more

Tracking Snacks in The Cloud

Okay, this is not really about tracking snacks in the cloud. It’s about tracking snack sales in vending machines in the cloud. Forbes magazine interviewed Mandeep Arora and Anant Agarwal, the founders of Cantaloupe Systems, …   Read more

Peer Pressure 2.0 Farmville

I have to admit, I’m afraid to try Farmville. After only recently escaping from a (delightful, if) crippling addiction to Plants vs. Zombies, I have learned not to casually dismiss the pull of “casual games.” …   Read more