Category: Old Posts

Still not open… Kindling without fire…

Sticking to my Open Mobile theme, one of the more interesting presentations was from Ian Freed, a VP at Amazon responsible for the Kindle eBook. The Kindle was another device touted as “open” by various folks, and again that’s a…

Wachovia’s neat little scam…

When I first switched to Wachovia Bank, I was a happy camper.  I even blogged about it (here and here). But that was before I’d encountered an ongoing, and doubtless lucrative scam that they run.  Just my opinion of course…

Time to get my blitch on…

Yes, I’ve been awfully quiet on the blogging and bitching front lately.  I’ve been swamped with work, mostly in a good way. My current gigs include biz dev work for Shoeboxed, marketing for F-Origin and technology scouting for Sony Ericsson.…

The truth about the current financial crisis…

As ever, Paul Kedrosky has a way with words: The trouble is with an over-levered financial system built on a house of cards comprised of under-collateralized toxic paper that was applauded all the way up by “housing is the American…