Jeff Nolan's take on innovation, entrepreneurship, tech and stuff that interests me
This is actually an interesting report. I’ve always suspected that the oft-repeated "U.S. is lagging in broadband" wasn’t quite as dire as the proponents suggest, but having said that we still need a more competitive broadband marketplace to ensure that we increase broadband availability nationwide, proliferate services on top of broadband, and lastly, do it [...]
Of course you are probably wondering who Jack Odell is… he’s the creator of the venerable Matchbox toy. For $20 you can get an entire garage full of these indestructible toys, and regardless of how old you are you can still have fun with them. My son has an entire basket of hot rods, race [...]
Man was I ever wrong about camera phones…. I seriously didn’t see that one coming at all. Looking at this image on Drudge following an underground steam pipe explosion in midtown Manhattan it is clear that camera phones have had a significant cultural impact.
I was at Mashup Camp today and saw a couple of interesting companies, but the one standout was Plaxo. While watching the demo I commented out loud "wow, that’s like a Facebook feed but for the rest of the web" and just as I said that, Foremski looked at me and nodded "yeah". Cool stuff, [...]
"On June 25, Delta Flight 6499 left the gate at JFK bound for Dallas. It finally took off seven hours later." I was reading about recent flights that were stuck on the tarmac for unreasonably long periods of time and wondered what I would do in such a situation. What would you do? I think [...]