Tag Archives: technology

Is Apple An A-hole?

News came out over the weekend about a patent Apple filed in regards to technology that “displays advertising on almost anything that has a screen of some kind: computers, phones, televisions, media players, game devices and other consumer electronics.” (NYT) As the NYT states, the technology wouldn’t be an annoying pop up but “the technology […]

The Writer’s New Marketing Plan

The publishing industry is doomed. Or, at least, that’s what we hear on a daily basis from ‘leaders’ in the industry. Before the big takeoff of the internet, e-books, Kindles and Swiss Army knife-like mobile phones, the ‘leaders’ in the publishing industry decried another mass-media phenomenon, the television. Transitions are hard, especially when you have […]

The Other Side Of The Prescription Pad

Visualization expert and all-around smart guy Ben Fry reports from the doctor’s office about his doctor’s perspective of her Electronic Medical Record system. The post addresses points from the amusing (“It combats the (very real, not just an overused joke) penmanship issues of fellow doctors”) to the very useful, such as the idea of portability […]