Archive for January 2012

Four Lingering Questions From CES 2012

After reflecting on the recent tech-gasm that is CES, some unresolved issues have been rattling around in my noggin. How Does SpongeBob Have More Likes Than the Leader of the Free World? For those of you keeping score at home, SpongeBob has 30,484,228 Facebook likes to President Obama’s 24,683,199.  However, President Obama does have a […]

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Mirror Worlds

The term “Mirror World” was coined by Yale computer-scientist and futurist David Gelernter in his 1992 book of the same name which accurately predicted websites, blogging, tablets, streaming video, cloud computing and even, perhaps most impressively, the online social networks of today.  In a memorable quote from the book, Gelernter wrote: “I can’t be personal […]

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