Technology Convergence

Is the Internet replacing books?

The New York Observer’s MondoWeiss: How the Internet Is Replacing the Book Self-publishing on the web, whether through blogs or by posting articles in web-journals, is rapidly eclipsing traditional academic venues in its ability to serve the public and popularize knowledge. For example, I have an impact on policy making in Washington and capitals across …

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Greenpeace to leverage via the internet

Online collaboration to help Greenpeace plan campaigns – vnunet.com Environmental campaigner Greenpeace has launched an online collaboration system to help activists plan events and action around the world. The community, called Melt, will provide a variety of tools to allow the sharing of information and strategies on green issues such as global warming. Rolf Kleef, the …

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Face to face meetings heading towards the history books?

Every time I get on a plane to go to another meeting in another city I yearn for the day when the bulk of the population gets up to speed with virtual whiteboards and teleconferences. This story gives us an update. Net4Now :: News Story “UK business executives are fed up of wasting money and …

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Here are six lessons, accompanied by an investment tip

Bloomberg.com: Opinion Follow the link above to get  six lessons, accompanied by an investment tip. One: Experience usually outwits youth. Two: Chaotic management will bring disaster. Three: You can’t win if you don’t believe in yourself. Four: Never write off old Europe. Five: It’s winning that counts. Six: Never bank on what may happen next.

Organise your RSS feeds and Everything else!

In the middle of Alex Barnett’s blog entry on “Statcrunching” is the mention of Netvibes Anything that grows at the rate that Alex has captured is worth looking at. In terms of easily getting an overview of where my life is at I use …. iCal on the Mac for calendar Technorati for Bookmarks Apple’s …

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Yahoo! and 3 in mobile collaboration

Technologies continue to converge! 3 Group and Yahoo! today announced a deal whereby Yahoo! will provide the 3 mobile network with mobile services worldwide. 3 network users will be able to avail of internet services such as Yahoo! Search, Yahoo! Mobile Web, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Go for Mobile. Additional services will be …

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How technology is turning mass markets into millions of niches

What a great article Chris Anderson wrote for Times On Line. With a third of Amazon’s book sales coming from titles outside of the top 100,000, and growing, it sets you thinking about where we all will get our own particular pieces of information from in the future! When you think on this … “Most …

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