Author Archives: alphadiscoverer

Battery battery battery

The Nexus 5 has the best Android experience but I ended up buying the LG G2 which is the sibling of and the inspiration for the Nexus 5. I have been using the phone for a week and it works … Continue reading

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Commencement speeches

You really do find some of the most profound things being said in commencement speeches. Here are some of my favorite lines from what I recently read. Michael Lewis’ speech at Princeton (http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S33/87/54K53/index.xml) His quote while talking about his research … Continue reading

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The fourth estate

The 90’s were remembered for the battle between the Mac and the PC. The last four years have seen the battle of the mobile, with some clear front runners – iOS and Android, and the rest – Windows phone, Blackberry … Continue reading

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Offline media

Everyone agrees that the world will be connected online 24/7 one day. Anyone who has spent a day in an emerging market will also agree that the day of 24/7 connectivity is still far away.  Even as connectivity is slowly … Continue reading

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Firefox’s killer feature

I moved over to the Mozilla world quite a while ago, but am still forced to use IE now and then when some sites do not support Firefox (are they being lazy or just in cahoots with MSFT?). In addition … Continue reading

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Speaking of Fileshare.com …….

I had recommended Fileshare.com (who then changed their name to Foldershare.com) in 2005 .. since then Foldershare got acquired by Microsoft (MSFT) .. I wish I had gotten in on that investment. I haven’t been able to figure out how … Continue reading

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New career, new blog

I forgot about my old posts till I remembered a post about Fileshare that I had posted back in 2005. I am very impressed with Blogger functionality – I logged in, took ownership of the old blog, changed the title, … Continue reading

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