• The Cloud, Explained

    If you’ve been keeping up with the blog, you’ve heard me talking a lot about the “cloud” lately. It is a term that seems to be on much of the tech world’s lips, and for good reason.  The cloud is a mystical place where anything can happen, full of unicorns and leprechauns.     Apple’s […]

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  • When Growth Happens Too Fast

    My father once said that one of the worst problems any business can have is growing too fast. Start Google Plus may not be a business, but I finally understand what he meant. Sure, it is a wonderful feeling to have a product which people like and want. But there is a dark side, too. […]

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  • Podcast #4: How to Maintain Productivity From the Road

    Maintaining productivity seems like it would be difficult from the road. There are endless distractions composed of all nouns (people, places and things) worth seeing/meeting/doing. Everywhere you turn there is something new, each with the potential to distract from what needs to be done.   In fact, maintaining work levels from the road is not […]

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  • Musing: How Mobile Technology Will Make Us Cyborgs

    Analysts who try to predict the future of technology have one quality in common: they are almost always wrong. The internet and personal computers are phenomenon that defied (most of) the collective imagination that spawned them. Even seemingly prescient novels like Neuromancer can only come so close. To attempt to predict what will become of […]

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  • Goodbye Cell Phone Roaming Charges

    If you’re traveling abroad, chances are you still want people to be able to get a hold of you.  With a few steps, you can set up Skype to make it so that your home phone (or cell phone) goes right to your cell phone in your pocket without any roaming costs.  By forwarding your […]

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  • Internet Anywhere & Everywhere

    Being tied to the internet for work is no fun, especially when traveling around the world.  A little preparation goes a long way, though, and I’ve managed to ensure that I’m never far from an internet connection (should I decide to get some work done) without paying out the nose for it.   I plan […]

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