My Recipe for a Google Tablet


The tablet market is simply stupid in my personal opinion. Apple developed a brilliant product in the iPad – full disclosure: I have one – and every technology clambered aboard the tablet bandwagon. I imagine engineers at Sony or Motorola being driven by corporate taskmasters to create a tablet to destroy the iPad and become…

Technology Review: HP Slate 500


  Last month, my boss inquired what we might buy with the little bit of money remaining from the current fiscal year. Usually, I have ideas. On this day, not so much. My Sphere of Influence (SoI) was pretty tight, and no particular goodies were needed. I stood there stumped. Like any good boss, he…

>Companies Can Make A Difference


> Change the manufacturing culture – that is what Apple, Inc. has opted to do with its foreign contractors. Force these manufacturing facilities to police themselves better, or risk losing Apple’s business. Pay the local wage. Improve the ventilation systems. Make sure underage workers are in school. Reduce or eliminate worker abuse. The Apple team…