A big part of economic progress comes from fundamental advances in science. With the private sector retreating from fundamental research and the public sector facing cutbacks, the well is decreasing. It’s widely unappreciated just how fundamental the public sector has been for the advancement of fundamental research and, as a consequence, innovation and productivity growth. […]
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April 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on The Well Of Wealth Creation Is Drying Up
January 16th, 2017 · Comments Off on Exciting Times At Microsoft
Microsoft is on a roll with its cloud business and cool hardware. And there is more to come, like the HoloLens. Cracking the ability to run Windows on Snapdragon chips opens up old markets where Microsoft had already lost, as well as new markets. This is bad news for Intel, Chromebooks, and Apple. Exciting Times […]
August 17th, 2016 · Comments Off on Hardware Meltdown?
June 16th, 2014 · Comments Off on The Virtual Reality Race is On
VR headsets are finally emerging as a mass-market consumer product. The possible applications are sheer endless and VR seems set to become a big market. There are three early contenders on the hardware side, but the money is likely to be in the software side. The Virtual Reality Race Is On | Seeking Alpha
January 9th, 2014 · Comments Off on Remarkable!
Remarkable stories from the web in a new, easier format.
January 5th, 2014 · Comments Off on Google Inc GOOG: Watch Out Google, Ubuntu Touch Is Coming [Apple Inc.] – Seeking Alpha
The third operating system proposing a tablet platform is the one on which most others are build, Linux. One might wonder why an operating system that only has been able to achieve a small market share in PC’s would fare any better in tablets. There doesn’t seem to be much hope: via Google Inc GOOG: […]
December 19th, 2013 · Comments Off on Intel Corporation INTC: Intel Faces Many Hurdles – Seeking Alpha
We never fully understood the bulls on Intel INTC as for us, for all their technological and process prowess, there seems to be a simple but inescapable truth: Intel is moving from a dominant near monopoly position in a market with high margins PC’s that is actually shrinking to an expanding market tablets and smartphones […]
July 16th, 2013 · Comments Off on Meet a revolutionary gaming device, you’ll get hooked
The new platform offering such quantum leap in price/performance is the Oculus Rift, or more specifically, the Oculus Rift can enable PC games to leapfrog over the competition in terms of immersiveness. The Rift, in essence, is another virtual reality VR head-mount, but one with a myriad of possibilities and rave reviews. It is the […]
June 7th, 2013 · Comments Off on King Intel? Not So Fast – Seeking Alpha
It’s a little early to cry victory for Intel. No doubt, the new Haswell processors go a long way in mitigating the disadvantages Intel powered hybrids and tablets running Windows 8 have compared to ARM based hybrids and tablets running Android, although they’re not quite there yet. Perhaps the new Atom based processor Silvermont could […]
May 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off on The coming technological revolutions
We estimate that, together, applications of the 12 technologies discussed in the report could have a potential economic impact between $14 trillion and $33 trillion a year in 2025. McKinsey on 12 disruptive technologies via The coming technological revolutions.