Driving through Hollywood Hills more than a year ago, I was awed by the view, the homes and the unusually large number of “For Sale” signs. But I was struck even more by what I couldn’t see-a sense of foreboding or impending doom. Something just didn’t feel right, though I was clueless to say what.
Back in New York, I shared the experience with a commercial real estate broker I’d called to discuss technology. And he knew exactly what I was referencing. “Real estate,” he acknowledged, “has a heartbeat. And sometimes you hear it, even when you don’t want to.” Continue reading
Two major companies are slashing the cost of GPS modules used in cells phones, media players and personal navigation devices. CSR, a leading global provider of personal wireless technology, is cutting the cost of the technology by 50% through a partnership with Samsung.
I named my first wireless network cry for help. At the time, I wasn’t even sure what I was naming. It just seemed appropriate because the guy who asked me for a name was the one I called in fear and desperation every time one of my computers crashed.
That was more then 10 years ago, and I wasn’t all that comfortable with technology back then. Apparently, a lot of people still aren’t. Continue reading