Most intelligent people actually know what the Internet is. So why, when we get into one of the most important debates of our time, does intelligence fail us and we suddenly get this wrong?
The ubiquity of high-bandwidth communications coupled with the rise in server-side functionality should make virtual desktop infrastructure practical this year. Should. That is, if we're still talking about the same thing.
Is the smartphone emblematic of human evolution? A New York Times op-ed makes the case that connectivity improves our lives, but in the act, calls its own premise into question.
It would be nice if life came with an instruction manual. "Life," as in "The Game of," does come with one, and so does "Operation." But neither one applies to the pickle we're in now.
It's good that we have a dialog on issues in the public interest. But you can't take two different sides in an argument and claim to be supported by the majority.
Reuters' official offloading of reader comments for news articles last week to Facebook is the latest event in an ongoing trend. But it's probably not the trend you're thinking of.
A short discussion emerging from my response to a comment made by Tim Berners-Lee ponders why the "404-ing" of impertinent and irrelevant content may be a good thing.
Mobile apps platforms are now setting the standard for how businesses should communicate with their customers. So does that mean we can stop waiting for HTML5 to be done?
It was a small security conference, but I'll take it. It gives me time to listen to people in their everyday work whose business is suffering from a lack of healthy communication.
The idea that any one search engine should be charged with the task of facilitating individuals' rights of censorship, sounds absurd enough. But Tim Berners-Lee's alternative doesn't sound much better.