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2015 Technology Predictions: Some Good, Some Bad, None Impressive

For a couple of years now I’ve been following Mark Anderson’s yearly top 10 tech at Strategic News Service. It is claimed that he has a 94% success rate (though it’s unclear if this claim comes directly from Anderson himself). Last year, … Continue reading

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Beware of LinkedIn Invitations

This is a bit off-topic, so think of it as a bit of skeptical consumer protectionism. This morning LinkedIn spammed every single email address in my computer’s address book with an invitation to connect with me, including many, many people … Continue reading

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Google Lunar X Prize

The Space Shuttle has completed her final mission and returned to earth safely.  Now it is on to the next chapter of the space race.  The Google Lunar X Prize is leading the way by offering a total of $30 … Continue reading

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Sounds from Beyond! @ Google

On May 20, I was invited to give a talk at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, CA through their Authors@Google program. Googler Charlie Ross, a swell dude and a gentleman scholar, set it up and hosted me for the day. … Continue reading

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