24May16 – There is chatter today around US9,350,068 that issued to Apple. A first look at the chatter and the actual patent suggests one needs to appreciate the difference between embodiments and inventive subject matter.
17May16 - IBM issued a Press Release around their PCM development today. If anyone actually cracks the “universal memory” nut it will truly be a big thing.
02May16 – We were speaking with someone in the hydro/ power generation industry recently. They commented that storage will be an important aspect of the grid going forward.
28Apr16 – It came back to our attention that people miss some basic concepts in the startup frenzy. Here we think about a simple energy balance.
20Apr16 – Chatter has arisen around the claimed improvements of the Flash performance in the new MacBooks. Ned will be following the discussion as people dig into this.
11Apr16 – There is an interesting discussion of upper management of Intel over at Bloomberg.
07Apr16 – It never ceases to amaze us how many people display limited knowledge about technology though they provide financial, legal or strategic advice in the area.
04Apr16 – It seems that “tech” is increasingly associated with buying something than about an advance in a given technology. There may be a new GUI on a database, or a new trend in advertising.