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The Missed Call: The Decade’s Zeitgeist?

By Jeremy Wagstaff (this is a longer version of an upcoming syndicated column.) When people look back at the last decade for a technology zeitgeist they may choose SMS, or the iPod, or maybe even Facebook. Me? I’d choose the … Continue reading

10. November 2010 by jeremy
Categories: Digitial Divide, Innovation, Low tech, Networks, Phones | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 comments

AboutFacebook

This is a copy of my weekly Loose Wire Service column for newspapers, hence the lack of links. By Jeremy Wagstaff A few weeks ago I talked about Facebook’s brave new world of connecting your profile to all the other … Continue reading

01. June 2010 by jeremy
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Presentation Blues

This is a copy of my weekly column for the Loose Wire Service, hence the lack of links. By Jeremy Wagstaff I attended a conference the other day. I’m amazed, frankly, that we still do conferences. Weren’t we supposed to … Continue reading

24. May 2010 by jeremy
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Nightmare on Spyware Street

A case in Connecticut has exposed the legal dangers of not protecting your computer against spyware, as well as our vulnerability at the hands of incompetent law-enforcement officers. Teacher Julie Amero found herself in a nightmare after spyware on her … Continue reading

24. November 2008 by jeremy
Categories: Security | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 comments

Laptops Aren’t the Problem: The Meetings Are

Some interesting discussions about whether laptops should be allowed in class or meetings. This from Cybernetnews (via Steve Rubel’s shared Google Reader feed): At the start of my last semester of school, I was taken back when I read the … Continue reading

22. March 2008 by jeremy
Categories: Media, Productivity | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Blogs and Diaries from the War

I’ve been writing in my WSJ.com column recently about the loss of tangible history, where our move to digital artefacts — letters replaced by emails, snapshots by digital pictures, SMS messages by postcards — is depriving of us of things … Continue reading

30. May 2006 by jeremy
Categories: Blogs, Internet life | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Encyclopedia Britannica Fights Back?

I don’t know whether this is the right response to the challenge of Wikipedia, but Encylopaedia Britannica seems to think so, according to The Boston Globe : To respond to competitive challenges from Google, Yahoo, and the popular online encyclopedia … Continue reading

22. July 2005 by jeremy
Categories: Internet life, Media, Resources | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

The Skype Revolution Hits Teaching

I don’t know if this is the first, but it’s certainly an early example of how Skype and other VOIP products are going to create a new form of business: Accessible voice services. An Online Language School Uses Skype to Teach … Continue reading

05. July 2005 by jeremy
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The Fate Of The Home Productivity Suite

I was asked by a PR firm on behalf of Corel to give my thoughts about office productiviy suites used in the home. I don’t always do that sort of thing, but I thought why not turn it into a … Continue reading

07. June 2005 by jeremy
Categories: Software, apps | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

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