Short story: visit http://www.gig-u.org
Longer story (our press release):
The University of Hawaiʻi is one of a group of 29 universities and communities across the country that have launched Gig.U: The University Community Next Generation Innovation Project.
Gig.U seeks to accelerate the deployment of ultra high-speed networks in the communities surrounding the nation’s leading research universities to drive economic growth and…
Added by David Lassner on July 29, 2011 at 12:56pm — No Comments
Here's the first part of an article I wrote for Streetfight, a publication covering hyperlocal. There are some incredibly cool things happening in this field. Would love comments on how you think this might work in other applications - maybe like Ushahidi except for video and images?
Added by Alex Salkever on July 22, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments
Quick test: what's your supervisor's cell number? Can you recite it from memory, without looking it up on your phone? If you can't, you're not alone.
Although businesses are moving more and more into "the cloud," another story went unreported: our brains have already made that move. With search engines, online databases, and web browsers that auto-fill the form fields, we rely on our own memories less and less. That was the subject of this story in The Atlantic:…Continue
Added by Marcus Sortijas on July 17, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Okay... gang... had some video guys asking me about the RAID solutions for their video business. And talked to them about NAS.... too technical for them. So I introduce them to Drobo. Problem solved. Hero!
sorry hate to sound like a commercial.. but this product is very awesome... and true plug and play solution. No need RAID expertise.
go figure: drobo.com
Added by John Sydney Yamane on July 16, 2011 at 6:52pm — No Comments
Recently there has been a number of interesting developments in Wi-Fi chipsets. Last month Qualcomm Atheros and Wilocity announced the first tri-band Wi-Fi chipset that integrates multi-gigabit performance in the 60-GHz band with handoff to the 2.4- and 5-GHz bands.
Added by John Sydney Yamane on July 11, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments
It is about to become one of the major trends of our times and it fundamentally changes the way we live and interact with everything around us. It is the latest gift from social networks and…Continue
This was originally intended (and submitted) as a comment to Marcus Sortijas's blog post about trolls writing nasty comments. Ironically, yet somewhat expectedly, he did not approve my words as a legitimate comment to his original post, and so my post did not get published. This makes everything even more strange and ironic, but that's ok. Please read on if you like…
Added by Westley Rowe on July 11, 2011 at 1:50am — No Comments
"Blue Pill for the new E"
Bringing the troops home should be the key and driving force to ignite and jump start the economy. Following the money trail, caring for troops abroad costs taxpayers billions per month. As they come home that cost is going to be reduced significantly. As the troops return home they should be able to access some amazing benefits (hopeful there is good policy that cares for our wounded) to ignite the health care system as they start needing treatment and…Continue
Added by John Sydney Yamane on July 9, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
When we moved into our new apartment, my wife and I opted to receive cable services through Time Warner. It was the premium package that offered countless of channels. It was a sweet deal, and we thought we were getting our monies worth. However, after a month and a half, we noticed…Continue
There has been a flood of news on Google+, which is to be expected whenever a company as big as Google rolls out a new product. This piece in Wired may be the definitive article to date: Inside Google+ — How the Search Giant Plans to Go Social.
It was written by Steven Levy, a respected tech author who also…Continue
Well, if you haven't already heard, its true.
After alot of thought and consideration, I'm going for it.
Yes, I've been told I'm nuts and you are probably going to think so too....
Long story short- I'm giving away a trip to Hawaii for a deserving group of four people.
Its on Facebook and a few other places. Watch the video and let me know what
you think. Share it with people you love and I hope this idea connects with…Continue