Tag Archives: Disruptive Innovation

Sherlock Holmes and the mystery of the VW Emissions Code Cheat

Detectives, real and fictional, rely upon clues to solve mysteries. Criminals, real and fictional, spend more time concealing their crime than committing. That’s why it is fascinating to see the VW story continue to leak out more and more details … Continue reading

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Ordinateurs sans frontières

We are 100 years from the War To End All Wars and the ripples of this global tragedy still echo down through the century into our lives today. The boundaries drawn in 1919 as arbitrary lines on paper shaped all … Continue reading

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TCP/IP is 40 years old

In honor of the critical technology that underpins everything, not least of which is this little blog, there’s a TCP/IP party on Saturday. Tickets are $25 and can be obtained here. There is a great list of speakers: Vint Cerf … Continue reading

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Change is changing

“People don’t look at their watches to see what time it is,” someone once told me “they look to see what time it isn’t.” Ever since then I have been surprised how true this is. In the same light I … Continue reading

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Why are we running the debug code?

As every developer will tell you, when you build the application you can create a debug-version of the app. This has extra code added in that provides ongoing telemetry so that, if the application fails, the developer can see where, … Continue reading

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DefenceIT 2014 Conference in the UK

The annual DefenceIT conference concluded two weeks ago at the Defence Academy in the UK. More than 250 uniformed and civilian technology leaders gathered to talk about the intersection of business solutions and battle-space technology needs. Once again I was … Continue reading

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There once was a traveler named Wright

There once was a traveler named Wright, Who traveled much faster than light. He set off one day, In a “relative” way, And returned the previous night. – James Thurber (I think). What decisions would we make if we could … Continue reading

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