Jeff Nolan's take on innovation, entrepreneurship, tech and stuff that interests me
Crikey, I refuse to believe this wasn’t invented in America (most certainly at 3am after a long night of drinking).
It’s funny to think about all the ways you can hate interactive voice response systems, here is one specific issue: "Please enter your 16 digit account number followed by the pound sign" Well if they know the expected response is a 16 digit number then why make me press the 17th digit, the # sign?
I met Lunarr’s founders Toru Takasuka and Hideshi Hamaguchi a few weeks ago and said I would write something about their new service when it launched last week. As is often the case I was sidetracked on some other business so I didn’t get a chance to write, but I did want to follow up [...]
"There’s a bifurcation happening in the Boston venture capital world: Some firms blog, and some don’t. And the divide isn’t just about being hip to the latest trend. It signifies an important shift in the way VC firms interact with entrepreneurs." The premise of this article is kind of silly, it’s a "you are with [...]
A few months ago Steve Jobs told the music industry that they should give up DRM. Today Apple is defending it’s right to lock content, in this case the software on the iPhone: Users who make unauthorized modifications to the software on their iPhone violate their iPhone software license agreement and void their warranty. The [...]