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Search In Your Pocket And On Your Desktop

by Larry Cannell  |  August 9, 2010  |  Comments Off

Crackberry’s Kevin Michaluk reviewed Research in Motion’s (RIM’s) forthcoming Blackberry 6 operating system, which will debut on the Blackberry Torch 9800 August 12. It is fascinating to see the prominent role search plays in the new operating system and the impact this new feature is having on Kevin’s use of the product (emphasis added by [...]

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Google Drops Wave

by Larry Cannell  |  August 5, 2010  |  2 Comments

There are probably not too many of us surprised by Google’s decision to drop Wave (perhaps its demise was a little quicker than we thought).  However, I liked how Wave’s designers pushed the envelope with the technology (in terms of mixing styles of collaborative interaction and in terms of their intended scope of use) but [...]

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The Rise Of Social Distribution Networks

by Larry Cannell  |  August 2, 2010  |  Comments Off

Some interesting insights on how the Internet has enabled streams of information that describe what is happening around us. To me, streams represent a new schema of how information can be presented. Documents (or pages) and e-mail messages are different schemas and will not be out of our lives anytime soon. Streams describe recent activity. [...]

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