15 years and 4 months ago · listen

Finally, Google responded to Yahoo's acquisition of by developing his own service, named Google Shared Stuff. The service looks crappy, but I think that's because the lack of users in the system. Being a kind of service heavily dependent on the network effect, it will take a while for the service to bloom and flourish. I'm willing to try it, since is getting slower and slower search results.

The danger of greed

15 years and 4 months ago · listen

A great article about the path Apple is taking. Since the launch of the iPhone, and lately the new iPod touch, people is complaining about some of Apple decisions.

Dear Steve, please take a moment to read it and think about the subject. And remember, 'one bad apple spoils the barrel'.

The new Sony Rolly

15 years and 4 months ago · listen

The new Sony Rolly SEB-10BT is a funny little thing: it has 2 small 1.2W speakers, and it moves with the music rhythm. Just take a peek at the following video and see it for yourself:

It's not really a personal mp3 player due to is size, but is definitely a breeze of fresh air in the market.

The discovery of the century?

15 years and 5 months ago · listen

John Kanzius, a former broadcast executive, can become the man of century. While experimenting with a machine he had invented to test a new cancer treatment, by using radio waves to destroy tumor cells, he found a way to burn seawater.

The big question is if the burning generates more energy than it takes to make the radio waves needed to weaken the bonds that hold water molecules together. Kanzius has admitted that this is currently not the case, but it could be, thus giving birth to the most disruptive discovery of the century.

More details about the process are not known, since Kanzius is applying for a patent, but you can see it working in the following YouTube video:

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I do

15 years and 5 months ago · listen

An AT&T video from 1993 predicting the future. Well, I guess they got it all right, 14 years later:

Read a book miles away
GPS (don't ask for directions)
Send a fax from the beach
Pay a toll without slowing down
Buy concert tickets from a cash machine
Video conferencing from a phone-booth
Open a door with your voice
Carry your medical history in your wallet
Attend a meeting in your bare feet
True video-on-demand

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