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In 1994, Knight-Ridder’s Information Design Lab, a newspaper company, published this video which very accurately predicts today’s tablets. Weigh under 2 pounds Portable Display is comparable to ink on paper Blend text, images, video and audio Part of our daily lives (yes) around the turn of the century (off by a decade) “We may still use computers to create […]

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The PBS show “Computer Chronicles” produced an entire episode on the fledgling Internet, even though it was, “in fact, just a little glance at tip on the cyberspace iceberg.” Keywords in 1995: Usenet, Eudora, Archie, Pentium, Mbone, IUMA, CompuServ, FTP, world wide web, Mosaic browser, data encryption, bookmarks, homepage, HTML, HoTMetaL, URL, NSCA.

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SXSW Interactive 2013

I attended my first SXSW Interactive this year, 26 years after the conference was founded. It was a much bigger event than I expected, but as the days progressed, I found SXSW to be approachable and manageable. The key for me was to lower my expectations that I could experience the complete south-by. You can […]

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MacBook Pro

I switched to a Mac a year ago as my main work system. I choose a MacBook Pro 15″ over the MacBook Air because I needed the Ethernet port, wanted the ability to upgrade RAM and thought the optical drive would be useful. I don’t find the MacBook Pro to be too heavy in my […]

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Here is a never before aired version of the Apple “Think Different” commercial narrated by Steve Jobs. Rest in peace, Mr. Jobs.

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The iPhone has ushered in the era of the touch screen and multi-touch. In the years to come, I suspect multi-touch will be as ubiquitous as the mouse is today. 10/GUO is a well thought-out vision of a multi-touch computing interface. 10/GUI from C. Miller on Vimeo.

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Google Voice is finally sending out invites to the public, starting with the people who requested them long ago. I’ve been using the service for a few years, since the Grand Central days, and am a big fan. Here are my top 4 reasons why everyone who uses a phone should sign-up today: Free long […]

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