Phillip Jackson

Open mouth insert....never mind I deleted it

It's obvious that the "recall " message function in email systems have become useless in the world of blackberries and distributed systems if you say something you shouldn't that's too bad. Just like the real world you just have to apologize over and over if you screw up. The other day I received an offer via email that . . .

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August 22, 2010

Rolex or an app for your company

I really have to hand it to apple. They make technology both elegant and very usable. Almost too much so. People who love tech have seen the possibilities of the moblie internet for a long time but no matter how we tried to explain all execs could see is the utility of email on their very ugly blackberries. Enter apple with the iPhone so easy . . .

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August 17, 2010

Moving about

So yesterday I found out that a friend I had I the fairview youth group passed away in a car wreck. Garrett bowlan was driving about 7:30 in the morning in Woodward when he crossead the center line and hit a semi head on.

Automobile accidents for some reason have become "acceptable" losses for our society. Really . . .

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August 12, 2010

It's magical

So this is my first post from my iPad. When jobs unveiled it I was Pretty skeptical. So much so I really didn't want one. But as I saw innovation from the devs specifically the flipboard and netflix I wanted to try it. So I bought a used one. (which is a story for another day)

One of the things I noticed quickly though is that . . .

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August 05, 2010

Your last 4 years

hese are the last 4 years, that should be your thoughts when the right company enters your market. 4 years before my industry is forever changed. In 2000 napster was released and then shortly on the heels of that itunes was released by 2008 they were the largest music retailer. The kindle was released and 4 years later they were selling more . . .

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August 04, 2010

Moving faster

Facetime for Iphone, Ipads, tablets, andriod 2ghz moblie devices. Things are moving faster each day. One thing We know though with all that mobile tech we are going to need fast wireless data pipes.

Teleconferencing has the ability to change social norms. Can the network keep up?

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June 28, 2010

People want to use the internet to find people like them

but they want to do it with mass market tools. People don't want a search engine for their business and one for their home life they want google to handle both. People who love pets don't want a social network for their dog, they want facebook to handle it. People don't want a geeky smartphone, grandma smartphone and a business . . .

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June 28, 2010


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