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The Innovation Within


I have an Innovation Challenge for you.

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Technology Year In Review


Open Source Hardware On The Rise Limor Fried, the fearless leader of the open source hardware movement, and an inspiration to makers and hackers worldwide, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by Entrepreneur magazine, and I can’t think of a more appropriate recipient. Last year, her company Adafruit Industries sold $10 million worth of […]

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Preparing The Littles For The Internet

When I asked my six-year-old what he hoped Santa would bring him for Christmas, he said “you know… It starts with an F… A phone!”

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Kids Can Hack Too

I’ve been blessed with two bright, young boys with inquisitive and capable brains. The oldest is reaching an age where he’s asking more questions about my work, and when I use terms like programming, software, algorithms, or languages, his curiosity is piqued, but when I tell him that I can make a computer do anything […]

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The Dirty Cloud


The New York Times just ran a series on the destructive impact of cloud computing. In it, they publish their findings on the energy consumption and environmental impact of the datacenters that power our favorite web and mobile apps, store our data, and deliver our electronic communications. Another way to phrase that: the datacenters that give us […]

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