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From the Wayback Machine: My 16-year-old Article on PDAs

NOTE: I wrote this article almost 16 years ago for the San Jose-Silicon Valley Business Journal Focus section on Consumer Electronics.  It’s kind of fun to look back at the … Continue reading

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April 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Brian Solis: Driving Change Management with New Media

Note: This article is one of a series of social media profiles I am writing for the Social Media Club. You can find this original at the Social Media club … Continue reading

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April 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

‘Cool CEOs Don’t Need an Education’ is a Cynical Marketing Ploy

You’ve seen this proposition numerous times in the last couple of years. Start-up kings don’t need university education. Savvy youth don’t need a degree. College is not for everybody. The … Continue reading

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April 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

SiliconCowboy has a New Look!

Howdy friends, by now you have noticed that my blog has a new look. It’s actually a free WordPress theme called “Suburbia” by WPSHOWER. The home page features 14 posts … Continue reading

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February 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Were the Five Recent/Worst Mass Murderers in the US Democrats?

As of about mid-January 2013 there is a blog post circulating, mostly among conservatives, that suggests that “The Five Recent/Worst Mass Murderers in the US [With a Gun] Were all … Continue reading

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February 7, 2013 · 97 Comments

Surveillance Camera uses 358 Processors to Comprehend 1.8 Gigapixel Images

Check out this amazing video the state of the art in spy camera technology today.  This device straps to the underside of a high-altitude jet or it can be mounted … Continue reading

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February 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Studio Bongiorno Soft Opening Is A Smash Hit

Last weekend I attended the ‘soft opening’ of Studio~Bongiorno, an eclectic art studio shared by several artists at 500 Lincoln Street in Santa Clara, California. The studio is primarily owned … Continue reading

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January 30, 2013 · 5 Comments