Thoughts on CAT & Google Transit

I became a resident of the city in November 2010 (yes, I just celebrated my 28th birthday and 2nd Burgday, I suppose). In my short time here, I’ve learned that, despite the city’s very well-documented troubles, there is quite a bit around to be thankful for. This includes the city’s wide-reaching transit system, CAT. I’ve […]

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The Evening Edition Approach

The more options you have, the more you think. The more you’re thinking, the more you aren’t doing. It is one of life’s great illusions; that it is a sign of freedom to have so much choice. But when the choices are inconsequential — what kind of cereal you’re going to buy, for instance — it is […]

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The Twitter & Pocket Experiment

One of the things I really hated losing when Google started its Google+ push was the sharing feature inside Google Reader. Over the course of a few years, I had developed a pretty good list of users to follow, and I barely had to read my own feeds, as they were reading and sharing all […]

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Scratching the Surface

So, the Microsoft Surface. There are some reasons to be very excited about Microsoft’s jump into the tablet wars. There are also reasons to shelve whatever optimism you have about the product. It’s apparent that Microsoft is taking a few pages out of the Apple playbook. My beef: it isn’t taking enough of them. Look […]

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Post-WWDC Crow Eating

So hey, guess what didn’t happen today? No upgrade to the Apple TV software (which is basically a special version of iOS). No Apple TV SDK for app developers. Zilch. An entire section of the 2 hour keynote presentation focused on iOS and products like the iPhone and iPad, but the Apple TV was shown […]

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The iTV? It’s the Apple TV

I could be proven very wrong come December, when the supposed iTV is rumored to be launching, but I’m going to go out on a limb and say that Apple is not entering the TV set business anytime soon. That’s not to say that the industry isn’t ripe for disruption; it is, but I don’t […]

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