Archive for May, 2007

The Shondes

The Shondes

The Shondes (shonde is a Yiddish term meaning disgrace) are from Brooklyn, they’re Mets fans, and they’re Jewish political activists who work for issues like Palestinian justice, Queer/transgender rights and other causes. They also rock — Hard.

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Editor’s Choice: Highlights of Real Networks’ new RealPlayer

May 31st, 2007 |
Editor’s Choice: Highlights of Real Networks’ new RealPlayer

Here are the highlights of the new RealPlayer that Jeff Chasen, vice president at Real Networks, showed me. Highlights? It lets you download YouTube videos (and other online videos) for offline viewing so you can watch your favorite videos while ...
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Real Networks announces new offline player for YouTube

May 31st, 2007 |
Real Networks announces new offline player for YouTube

Jeff Chasen, vice president of Real Networks, gave me an exclusive look at the new Real Networks’ RealPlayer, which will let you download YouTube videos (and other online videos) and store them for offline viewing. We also catch up on ...
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smart’s 2007 Road Show

May 31st, 2007 |
smart’s 2007 Road Show

This past weekend we checked out out the smart Fortwo, during the 2007 street smart road show at Urban Outfitters on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood, Calif. Audience reaction to the event and the car was mostly positive, as consumers, ...
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Editor’s Choice: Highlights of GroupScope interview and demo

May 31st, 2007 |
Editor’s Choice: Highlights of GroupScope interview and demo

In this Editor’s Choice, we show you the highlights of an interview and demo that Brad Cohen, director of Applied Research at GroupScope did to show how it can present information in new, more graphical, ways so you can more ...
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Visualize networks in new way with GroupScope

May 31st, 2007 |
Visualize networks in new way with GroupScope

Brad Cohen, director of applied research at GroupScope, shows me his new system that presents information in more graphical ways so you can more easily visualize networks.

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CDNLive! EMEA: Munich, Germany

May 30th, 2007 |
CDNLive! EMEA: Munich, Germany

CDNLive! EMEA recently concluded in Munich, Germany. It’s part of the Cadence Design Systems series of worldwide conferences designed to bring technology users together to share ideas and tackle complex issues, both with peers and with Cadence technologists – and ...
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Printing 2.0 Has Arrived

May 30th, 2007 |
Printing 2.0 Has Arrived

Printing has moved from mass production into low-cost, individual customization. Now, print automation technology like that developed by Alexander’s Print Advantage, a single, personalized book is created for an individual buyer.

Examples of this technology include a national home builder who ...
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Demo of Geni: more social genealogy service

May 30th, 2007 |
Demo of Geni: more social genealogy service

Here, David Sacks, co-founder and CEO of Geni, demonstrates a new kind of genealogy software that lets you stay in touch with your family tree in a new way.

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Talking about your family tree on Geni

May 30th, 2007 |
Talking about your family tree on Geni

David Sacks, co-founder & CEO of Geni, talks with me about genealogy and how software is enabling a new (and more social) way of keeping in touch with your family members and learning about your family’s past. Don’t know who ...
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Sneak peak: speech to text technology

May 30th, 2007 |
Sneak peak: speech to text technology

Dave Grannan CEO, and Mike Phillips, CTO, of a new company that’ll come out this fall give us a sneak peak at technology that’ll come to cell phones that’ll let you talk with them. The company is code-named Mobeus (they ...
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Silicon Valley Watcher: MyFabrik

May 30th, 2007 |
Silicon Valley Watcher: MyFabrik

Fabrik is an interesting Web 2.0 company because of its business strategy: it has combined a Web 2.0 consumer/small business service called MyFabrik, which organizes and stores digital media online — with physical storage such as hard drives and flash ...
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Demo of Goowy’s YourMinis

May 30th, 2007 |
Demo of Goowy’s YourMinis

I love Goowy’s YourMini‘s customized start page, which gives you tons of widgets that make your life better. Here, Gary Benitt, COO, demonstrates YourMinis.

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Widgetizing your life with yourminis

May 30th, 2007 |
Widgetizing your life with yourminis

Customized start pages with tons of widgets are hot and Goowy’s yourminis is one of the best. Here we talk with Alex Bard, Goowy’s CEO and Gary Benitt, COO about yourminis.

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Geoffrey Moore: Return on Innovation – Trends, priorities, and challenges for 2007

Geoffrey Moore: Return on Innovation – Trends, priorities, and challenges for 2007

The term ROI means one thing to CFOs where the concern is return on investment, but takes on a whole different meaning for CIOs where ROI is more about return on innovation. Both are needed.

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IMPCO: Optimizing Alternative Fuel Systems

May 30th, 2007 |
IMPCO: Optimizing Alternative Fuel Systems

IMPCO Technologies says it’s dedicated to a better world through cleaner fuels. Rob Mercer, IMPCO business manager, discusses the company’s systems specializing in natural gas, LNG and dual fuel applications for mobile and stationary engine uses.

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Verizon Business: New WAN Options with VPLS

May 29th, 2007 |
Verizon Business: New WAN Options with VPLS

On this podcast from Futurenet 2007, Alla Reznik, group manager for IP & Ethernet Services at Verizon Business, discusses their recently launched Ethernet VPLS, which delivers new Wide Area Network options that are robust, flexible and feature-rich, and how companies ...
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Silicon Valley Watcher: Susie Wee

May 29th, 2007 |
Silicon Valley Watcher: Susie Wee

Susie Wee has a great job — she’s the director of the HP Labs Mobile and Media Systems Lab, which means she works on gaming and entertainment systems. I spoke with Ms. Wee in San Francisco, at an HP Gaming ...
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MPLS: Core-To-Door with Verizon Business

May 29th, 2007 |
MPLS: Core-To-Door with Verizon Business

In this podcast, Mike Marcellin, VP Product Marketing at Verizon Business, and Stuart Elby, VP Network Architecture at Verizon, talk about MPLS (Multi Protocol Label Switching) and its place in converged data networks for enterprise. This is a Verizon Business ...
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Looking Ahead for SMB: Netgear’s John Grady

May 29th, 2007 |
Looking Ahead for SMB: Netgear’s John Grady

In a podcast from the floor of Interop 2007 in Las Vegas, John Grady, Netgear‘s senior director of product marketing for SMB, outlines Netgear’s upcoming strategy for SMB products, and talks about the ProSafe line of products with a lifetime ...
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Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor is the editor of the San Francisco Chronicle’s car section. He is also the son of screenwriter Samuel Taylor, who wrote plays and movies (including Sabrina and Vertigo, which was made in San Francisco fifty years ago).

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St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival

St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival

This spring, several local breweries got together to celebrate the rich brewing heritage in St. Louis. As a birthplace of the modern brewing industry, we have quite a heritage to celebrate. Brewers of all types were there to enjoy beer ...
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SaaS: WebEx Round-Table, Part 2

May 29th, 2007 |
SaaS: WebEx Round-Table, Part 2

Part Two: In this second of two podcasts featuring a round-table conversation on software as a service held at WebEx. The panelists are Eric Rubin, president of DreamFactory, David Thompson, president and co-founder of Genius.com, and Phil Wainewright, writer and ...
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Hythane: The New Alternative Fuel

May 29th, 2007 |
Hythane: The New Alternative Fuel

What do you get when you combine hydrogen and methane? You get Hythane, an engineered alternative fuel blend patented by Hythane Company, LLC out of Littleton, Colo. David Egan, East Coast sales manager for the company, discusses the promise of ...
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The state of Technorati according to Dave Sifry

The state of Technorati according to Dave Sifry

Why is the CEO of blog search engine Technorati stepping aside? Is the San Francisco company really not for sale? And what are its plans for growing into a new media powerhouse? In this interview with the Mercury News, company ...
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