Jeremy Burton Stops by #theCube at #EMCworld 2012

Jeremy Burton stopped by, and decided to talk in soundbytes. [View the story “EMC CMO Jeremy Burton Stops by #theCube at #EMCworld” on Storify] EMC CMO Jeremy Burton Stops by #theCube at #EMCworld Jeremy Burton speaks in soundbytes in his interview on...

Reggie Jackson on #theCube at #SAPphireNow

Reggie Jackson on #theCube at #sapphireNow. http://bit.ly/JlMqzX Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Silicon Angle Tue, May 15 2012 15:27:00 ReplyRetweet 0 likes  ·  0 comments Reggie...

A Slightly Frustrating Chat with a Chatterbox AI/VI [Ramona 4.1]

Ramona 4.1 is presented at Kurzweil AI as “a virtual person who likes to chat.” you’re encouraged “answer her questions, and let the conversation flow.” On the scale of all the bots I’ve ever chatted with, I’ll throw this one down at the bottom, mostly because you’re...

Oracle Sues Google and Wins

Small Victory for Android after Being Found Guilty of Java API Infringement | SiliconANGLE A small victory for Google, despite being found guilty for infringing on Oracle’s Java API copyrights, as U.S. District Judge William Als… Share on Facebook Share on...

Ted Turner Thinks His Problem is in the Bias

Share undefined Screencast Wed, May 02 2012 10:59:54 Share Ted Turner Defends CNN’s Ratings Struggle: I Wanted CNN To Be Like NY Times | Mediaite As we mentioned earlier, CNN just had its lowest-rated month in over a decade. In an interview with Piers Morgan,...

Remove the Plank From Thine Own Eye, Reuters

I’m not a regular reader of Reuters’ media commentary, but the few times I’ve headed that direction to read what they have to say, it’s been entertaining. Today was no exception. Share The irrational imitation of the online news industry All...

Sergey Brin on Steve Jobs

From the earliest days of Google, whenever Larry and I sought inspiration for vision and leadership, we needed to look no farther than Cupertino. Steve, your passion for excellence is felt by anyone who has ever touched an Apple product (including the macbook I am...

Larry Page on Steve Jobs

I am very, very sad to hear the news about Steve. He was a great man with incredible achievements and amazing brilliance. He always seemed to be able to say in very few words what you actually should have been thinking before you thought it. His focus on the user...

Bill Gate on Steve Jobs

I’m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’ death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work. Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends...

If Adam West gets a nap, I want a nap, too!

Where does Steven Hodson find these wonderful images? Reminds me of a writing challenge I wrote back in 2000 on “Why Batman is my Hero.” Obviously, from the first paragraph, you can tell this was before Bill Gates became a...

Earthquake in DC/Virginia Area

  Folks on Twitter were reporting it being felt all the way in NYC. Data from USGS. Image of corner of 13th and Penn post-quake, from @levyj413. Several reports say that the effects were felt in Virginia, Philadelphia, North Carolina, Connectitcut, Toronto,...

The Lessons of the iPad and the TouchPad

So HP today discovered what happens when you make an affordable tablet: you sell out. This is exactly what I preached about the iPad back when it was still a rumor waiting to happen in my negative-leaning editorial: while many pundits were preaching that the...

Is VCE a Flailing Startup? A Study of Snark in New Media.

The UK Register’s Chris Mellor wrote a short hit piece last week on VCE’s Vblock, entitled “Vblocks bleed out EMC money, VCE = virtual cash erosion.” True to Register form, the cleverest thing about the entire post is the title, but as both Wikibon analysts Dave...

Energy Shortages in Texas this Summer

Got an interesting note from my energy company, Reliant, today: In hopes of preventing rotating outages, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking everyone in Texas to do our part to conserve electricity, especially during peak hours of 3 p.m. to 7...

A Follow-Up on Josh Harris and His Next Three Ring Circus…

You’re already saying “OK, we get it, you don’t like Josh Harris.” One thing you can say about Josh Harris that’s positive, though, is that he almost always evokes great press pieces, in the form of personal profiles and business profiles, or even documentaries. But...

Brain Drain at Millennial Media? As If. [Churnalism]

Techcrunch’s Robin Wauters today wrote up a press release from mobile ad company InMobi talking about a new hire at the company. That in and of itself isn’t news, normally. That Techcrunch wouldn’t do research on a press release and write up as news what was written...

Monkeys, Sentience and Copyright

Either the bar for sentience has gotten extremely low (and given my cynical view on the human condition, something entirely believable), or Caters News Agency is engaging in some monkey business. Caters News Agency is issuing a takedown notice to Mike over at Techdirt...