Wednesday, 30 April 2008

Video: New pen-based tablet computing paradigm from MSFT

This video shows an application called InkSeine that introduces a new interaction paradigm based on pen computing.  (The previous interaction paradigm of menus and scroll bars were designed for the mouse.)

Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Saturday, 26 April 2008

Microsoft's Ray Ozzie talks about Live Mesh

In this transcript (with a link to the video of the interview), Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie talks about Live Mesh - a platform to seamlessly synchronize data and settings from an individual's many devices.

Semantic Web and Collective Intelligence by Nova Spivack

This blog post written by Nova contains a very high level view of the Semantic Web and what it means in the evolution of the web.

Expert system: anti-laundering software

This article shows that banks use expert systems to detect transaction patterns that might indicate money laundering activities.

Tuesday, 22 April 2008

From The Guardian

Starbucks asking consumers how it should be run
Some corporations have changed how to get feedback from consumers and implementing it.  Consumer community is the new suggestion box.

Wednesday, 16 April 2008

Mobile Voice to text service: Jott

Jott is a free voice to text service so you can call, speak a reminder to yourself or an email/text to yourself/others by dialing a toll free number.  This might be especially useful for non-BlackBerry people who want BlackBerry type functions.

This Washington Post article summarized the service.  Have a look!

Tuesday, 15 April 2008

Mobility: Economist Special Report (April 12 issue)

....about how mobility enabled by technology has an impact on language, social space usage, work place, and social activities: