My colleague at Penn, John Mulhern, sent out a “just the facts” email concerning the iPad. I feel compelled to share it here, as it is the most hyperbole free description of the device I have seen so far. John’s great at that, although there is some Penn-specific information included. Without further ado: Today (January […]Read more "Just the Facts, Ma’am: the iPad"
I recently wrote about switching away from Internet Explorer as a recommendation to users who aren’t technically inclined. As a follow up, here’s an interesting article with some real world examples. The article brings up some good points: not only is it important to keep your browser up to date, but also your plugins. More […]Read more "Follow Up: Keep Your Browser and Plug-Ins Patched!"
In my previous post, I commented that I thought the new “Viewer 2.0” (now called “Viewer 2”) would be the defining moment of Second Life’s year, and whether or not Linden Lab’s virtual world could break out of the plateau they have hit. Some interesting information has been released with the announcement of the public […]Read more "Linden Lab Announces SL “Viewer 2” Public Beta"
It has been almost a year since I wrote a post asking the question, What’s With the Second Life Death Watch? Recently in the comments, I was asked to provide on update. With the release of Second Life’s 2009 Economy Wrap Up, now seemed like a good time to take a look. I’ve been less […]Read more "Follow Up: The Continuing SL Death Watch?"
We have all heard about China’s attacks on Google. More recently, these attacks have been expanded against Adobe, Yahoo, Symantec, and many others. These are very advanced attacks, coordinated by a hostile foreign government, and should be taken very seriously. The target is intellectual property and account information. The Gmail account of people hostile to […]Read more "IE Users: PLEASE Switch to a More Secure Browser"