I learned today that my beloved home wireless music system, Sonos, now works with MTV’s Urge service. Previously the only subscription music it was compatible with was Rhapsody.
I look forward to testing this when I return from CES later this week.
My early web experiences were all UNIX-based. Back in the 1980’s, I started using the text-based Internet using UNIX boxes. When I got to college, I used it even more extensively. After I graduated, the World Wide Web came on the scene and I surfed the web from Windows computers, but I created web sites on UNIX machines. But for most of the past decade, I’ve been Windows-centric with my web servers. Until now.
Don’t drink the online advertising Kool Aid and dismiss more traditional media outlets. At the same time, don’t buy in to the Internet advertising doldrums and give up on new media opportunities. Try different things and evaluate how beneficial they are to the objectives you are trying to achieve.
As I was perusing the November 2011 issue of Popular Mechanics (via the Zinio app on my iPad, of course), I came across a brief item about the British Antarctic Survey and the discovery of some active undersea volcanoes in the South Atlantic Ocean. “New species have been found nearby,” reports the magazine. I have…
In my early years of engagement with technology in the 1980’s, there were quite a few platforms available. A wide variety of operating systems and hardware providers battled for prominence in the marketplace. If you’re of a certain age, you may smile or cringe as you think back to names like Commodore 64, Apple II, Macintosh, TRS-80, Tandy 1000, IBM PC Jr., and Amiga. And that’s just a few of the more consumer-friendly offerings in the marketplace!
At DCI, I’m looking to hire a Director of Web Development. I need someone who can provide solid leadership to a team of excellent developers. The DCI Digital Team put together an informative and entertaining video describing the job. It’s a great team of people I work with, and we’re looking for the right person…
Are we really headed back to the future? With all of the talk of computing in the cloud — including an expectation of a major announcement this week — are we truly destined to go back to the days when there was little horsepower on the desktop and all the computing was done at a central location?