Jeff Nolan's take on innovation, entrepreneurship, tech and stuff that interests me
What can I say… business as usual in California. Supervisors voted unanimously last week to place the measure on the Nov. 4 ballot, reducing the tax individuals and businesses pay on phones, natural gas and electricity from 5 percent to 41/2 percent in unincorporated areas, affecting more than 1 million people. But the measure also [...]
There are so many funny bits here that I can’t single any one out. There could be a real horse race to see whether the real L.A. Times or the Fake L.A. Times can establish a circulation advantage.
I read the comments on SFGate.com and for the most part they are insipid, obtuse, and alternating between insane and incomprehensible. Despite some well meaning efforts by the editors to remove comments that rise to the level of being patently offensive, the bulk of the user generated comments are worthless and only serve to reveal [...]
I hadn’t written about Zigbee is so long I had to go back to my old blog to search for it. I remain pretty bullish on this category of technology but am pragmatic about medium term results for several reasons. Commercial power users have a lot of incentives to retrofit facilities with energy saving technology [...]
A company couldn’t ask for much more mainstream coverage than Cuil received today. It was featured on local news broadcasts this morning and none other than Drudge himself linked to it above his headline. Here’s why it won’t matter. You don’t beat Google just by being marginally better than Google. I tried the service and [...]