Monthly Archives: November 2006

Attending Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco

I’m at the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco this week and finding a lot of people I know. If you’re here, drop me a note, give me a call or leave a comment.

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Read this blog entry after you vote

I’m 2,500 miles from home today, so I voted early. It took me about 10 minutes to get through the process. I suspect that if I were waiting in line today, it would take quite a bit longer. From an … Continue reading

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Redesigning the remote control

I own a Squeezebox audio player. For the most part, it is a brilliantly designed device. The design of the unit itself has an Apple-like simplicity and elegance. The UI makes it possible to navigate thousands of music files on … Continue reading

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Keep the telemarketers away with AIM Phoneline

One of my favorite AOL products is the quietly launched AIM Phoneline. With AIM Phoneline, you get a phone number that goes to a voicemail box. When someone calls the number and leaves a message it gets recorded as an … Continue reading

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Boo. Hiss. Caps send SMS spam

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a clever use of SMS at the Washington Capitals game. Today, I got an SMS spam from the Caps inviting me to see the Barenaked Ladies sing the national anthem before the Caps … Continue reading

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Google gets mobile – Gmail goes beyond WAP

Google introduced a new Java-based mobile email application today. It has instantly become my second-favorite mobile application, after Google Maps. I’ve been using Google’s mail on my cell phone with my phone’s Web browser for a while now. It has … Continue reading

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