mid nineties

mid nineties

The rise and fall of Dr. von Hagens' naked cadavers
Nokia could be a litigation nightmare for Google’s Asian Android partners
How 'Space Jam' proves the internet is a time capsule
Do smartphone buyers lie about what they want?

Mary Meeker: Here's How Silicon Valley Has Made Life Better During The Recession (GOOG, AAPL, ORCL)

www.businessinsider.com
Steven Levy at Wired has a great interview with Mary Meeker, the Wall Street Internet analyst turned Kleiner Perkins venture capitalist. Meeker was one of the first people to spot the rise of tech companies in the mid-nineties, and her annual presentations on the state of the technology are must...
Mary Meeker: Here's How Silicon Valley Has Made Life Better During The Recession (GOOG, AAPL, ORCL)

FCC Chairman Says It’s Okay to Be Charged for the Amount of Broadband You Use

betabeat.com
Misty, water-colored memories. (via geekosystem) Sometime in the mid-nineties, my dad got an AOL account. Roughly two seconds after that, I fell down the rabbit hole of anonymous chat rooms and never quite got out–that is when I wasn’t getting the deadly, dreaded dial-up busy signal. AOL charged by the...
FCC Chairman Says It’s Okay to Be Charged for the Amount of Broadband You Use
Keen On… Audience: Why Fans Are The Real Future Of The Music Business (TCTV)
Lost in 'Space Quest': Where did two Guys from Andromeda go during their 25 year hiatus?

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

techcrunch.com
Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you...
Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

One Month After Selling To Microsoft For $1.2B, Yammer CEO Predicts End Of Silicon Valley

techcrunch.com
There is a pretty fascinating debate happening right now on David Sacks’ Facebook page. Exactly one month after the Yammer sale to Microsoft closed, Sacks is feeling pretty bearish about the startup ecosystem. “I think Silicon Valley as we know it may be coming to an end …,” Sacks posts, arguing mainly...
One Month After Selling To Microsoft For $1.2B, Yammer CEO Predicts End Of Silicon Valley
Keen On… Anand Rajaraman: How Walmart Wants To Leapfrog Over Amazon [TCTV]

Android Army: US soldiers to leverage portable battlefield network and smartphones

www.engadget.com
Smartphones: the future of wartime communication? That is the goal of the US Army through the development of its portable wireless network, dubbed Warfighter Information Network-Tactical or WIN-T. The Army hopes to leverage WIN-T to bring near-instant digital communication to the battlefield by outfitting soldiers with Motorola Atrix handsets...
Android Army: US soldiers to leverage portable battlefield network and smartphones

Apache outs version 2.4 of its HTTP server six years after last full release

www.engadget.com
It's been half a dozen years since Apache last released a new version of its venerable HTTP server, but the day has finally come for version 2.4 to be unveiled to the world. Granted, the old Apache was doing fine -- it's been the most prolific web server in the...
Apache outs version 2.4 of its HTTP server six years after last full release
Google search gets its very own 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' calculator

Closing the Internet Divide

allthingsd.com
Whether it concerns income, education, healthcare or technology the divide between the “haves” and the “have nots” is a source of constant discussion. As the Web went mainstream in the mid-nineties, it rapidly created a new type of technology gap — an “Internet Divide” in those who were connected benefitted...
Closing the Internet Divide
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