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Apple vs Microsoft: The battle for customers

I posted this to a comment thread earlier this morning, but thought it was worth sharing (for both of you who actually follow what I post here at ManeyDigital): Apple build products for our kids; Microsoft/Dell build products for their parents and grandparents. Easy math to see why Apple is doing so well: they sell […]

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NSF: Interactive Journalism + Computer Science

I posted earlier about an innovative interactive journalism program called IJIMS. Here’s an update from Kim Pearson: Here’s a full-blown article from NSF about our Interactive Journalism Institute for Middle Schoolers, for which I’m co-Principal Investigator. Lots of FB folks to shout out -PI Ursula Wolz, co-PI Monisha Pulimood. Amy Gahran and Mitchel Resnick supported […]

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Futuregeek

This is what the lid of a beat up, old ThinkPad x570 should look like. It’s like the mullet of laptops: business on the lid, Webkinz on the inside .

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Sam Whitmore: WSJ’s Bill Bulkeley laid off

In what world does something like this happen? The Wall Street Journal basically shuts down its Boston bureau and, in so doing, jettisons one of its top reporters. There are too many high profile, top-of-their-game reporters in free agency these days. The Fourth Estate is more than profits and losses…it’s the core of the checks […]

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Mike Maney’s Daily Link Highlights

Mike's Story Cancer sucks. Read this first-hand account from one of the bravest people I know. (tags: cancer friends) Launching a start-up and having a family life: It’s possible! Good tips on "working to live" that are applicable whether you are building a startup or not. (tags: weekly_links tips entre entrepreneur startup family)

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Your vote counts!

I’ve had the pleasure of working not only with the company that sponsors the Sourceforge Community Choice Awards, but currently work with one of the most impressive companies currently in the running for the 2009  contest. That company is MindTouch.  Using (and living) open source, MindTouch has built a powerhouse of a collaboration platform.  The […]

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