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Los Angeles Unified School District Drops Millions on iPads, Gets Burned image

  “Come on, Daddy needs a new education curriculum!” A friend sent this link to me earlier this week, on a deal between Apple and The Los Angeles Unified School District: LAUSD Apple iPad Deal This is akin to a bad football team buying fancier, flashier jerseys in a bid to play better on the …

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Case Study on Negotiation: Negotiating With Steve Jobs

(‘Thanks’ to Chris Horner for passing the this story along) This is an excellent article on creative thinking in times of crisis. An entrepreneur facing an ultimatum from Steve Jobs negotiates a deal to sell her product to Jobs’ new tech company, NeXT. Some of the lessons learned are invaluable.

“Not Impressed” By Jobs and Wozniak: An Interview With A Founding Father of Modern Computing

  Antoine Sylvia sent me a magazine article on the late Jerry Lawson. An electronic engineer by trade, Lawson was a central figure in the computer and videogame movement in America. One of the only blacks on the tech scene in the 70’s, he was a pioneer in every sense of the word. The article …

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Decrease Your Website Load Time by 50% and Eradicate Spam. Here’s How

When I first heard that there was a technology start-up that “accidentally” discovered a way to shrink your webpage load times, I was intrigued. It’s quite a story, actually.  It starts in Silicon Valley…. http://thenextweb.com/industry/2011/06/07/cloudflare-a-website-security-product-accidentally-makes-sites-60-faster/ Details on Cloudfare available here. Read the fine print and do some reconnaissance to determine if the service is right …

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More Free Stuff You’re Bound to Like

I stumbled on a fantastic “How-To” technology website last week. Here it is: http://www.freewaregenius.com It offers all of the (legally) free, open-source applications you might ever need for a wide range of projects including: * Converting MS-Word Documents to PDFs and other formats * Access to Magazine Subscriptions * Converting Video Files to DVD * …

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Apple iPad 2 Launch Pics

The Apple Store Beginning of the line The line (continued) More folks on the line They thought 1pm was early enough Might as well go home