I got a number of comments on my recent post “Predictions for the Computer Industry for 2014.” I thought the best way to respond to them was to write another post to comment on the comments so to speak.
I decided that this year I would write up my own ten predictions. I should also say that as a technologist in my core, I often see things happening much earlier that they really happen. It is sort of the opposite of the sign on your cars side mirror which reads “objects may appear further away then they actually are”.
Facebook is the latest in a line of mediocre technology companies that were at the right place at the right time.
Here is maybe the reason I have not yet seen the Social Network.
Here is the inside story on how Goldman Sachs Facebook deal will screw the people that screw the people
I really enjoy Facebook. But actually what I really enjoy is interacting with my friends. I probably don’t really like the company Facebook that much.
My wife has been feeling like she is a bit of a Facebook widow. She asked me to think about the things that she can do that Facebook cannot. So here is a list
Years ago (early 90s) when I recognized that broadband Internet would create a new medium, I also thought that much of the content would come from individuals but I did not really think about social networks. That is probably because I was such a nerd growing up that I never passed notes around my classroom.