Monthly Archives: September 2013

Not your father’s yacht racing…

Congratulations to Oracle Team USA on winning their America’s Cup defense. When you think of the America’s Cup, if you think of this: …think again! Advertisements

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3D Design for Everyone

Last Sunday night I finally taught myself how to use the free 3D design software, SketchUp.  It’s pretty cool.  It took me about 30 min to watch a few video tutorials and get the hang of it, and another hour and … Continue reading

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iOS 7 after 48 hours. I’m still left flat.

So I also updated my iPad 2 and spent the weekend playing with iOS 7 on both phone and tablet, and the experience reinforced my initial impressions.  For the phone form factor, the new OS is definitely harder to read … Continue reading

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September Evening Sky

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iOS 7. Eh.

So I installed iOS 7 on my iPhone overnight, and I have to say the absence of Steve Jobs is showing. The new OS is pretty good, and there are some really useful new features, but Jobs would not have … Continue reading

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Unsettled Skies over South Boston

… as a cold front pushes tropical air toward the Atlantic ocean.

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Hundred year flooding in Boulder, Colorado continues

Talk about a tough natural disaster — major flooding in a mountainous region. Mudslides, roads completely destroyed, widespread flooding, really hard to travel anywhere. Two hundred and fifty-three people are missing. “Military helicopter airlift to begin as soon as the … Continue reading

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Disruptive Innovation – Products, Technologies, and People, too.

“Disruptive Innovation”, is a term popularized by Clayton Christensen in his classic book, “The Innovator’s Dilemma.”  The book describes his research into how product development and market competition mature and eventually create products that have been incrementally improved (through “sustaining” … Continue reading

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Seen on MIT’s campus

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When a smartphone does a doctor’s job

There’s a wave of disruptive innovation building in healthcare based on networked mobile computing and sensor technology. Here, for example, is a cheap attachment for your smartphone, coupled to some powerful software — that has the potential to replace your … Continue reading

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