It’s a logical move: marry the SIMcard with flash memory. Investor’s Business Daily reports that M-Systems is doing just that: The company’s strike on the mobile phone market has a second front. It’s a new product, due to launch during the first half of 2006, that marries flash memory and a Simcard, which is used in 80% of… Read More »
How not to build buzz in the blogosphere: Tell bloggers how to do their job. Just got this in my inbox from Bubbler: Hello from Glenn Reid, founder of Five Across (Bubbler people), We’ve shipped Bubbler 1.0, and the world is starting to notice. John Battelle, one of the founders of Wired Magazine, posted to his blog yesterday… Read More »
Reading at the moment Flow, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, who mentions the trick German experimental physicist Heinz Maier-Leibnitz used to do in boring conferences to entertain himself and to measure the lengths of his trains of thought — microflows, in Csikszentmihalyi’s words. The passage is conveyed in full here: Professor Heinz Maier-Leibnitz, a German experimental physicist, suffers from an… Read More »
Checking out the dodgeball Flash demo (dodgeball has just been acquired by Google). Am I the only person to notice that Randi has quite a prominent Adam’s Apple? Should someone tell Grellan that the woman he has a crush on may not be quite what she seems?
Interesting piece in yesterday’s Gold Coast Bulletin (no URL available without subscription) about the role of the Russian Mafia, or more specifically, criminal gangs from the former Soviet Union, in Australia. It cites several cases of Denial of Service attacks in retaliation for refusal to pay blackmail or protection money: When Multibet.com CEO Mike Miller early this year… Read More »