Technology

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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Safeguard Your Assets: Create Backups

  In a society where information capital is increasingly important, intelligent use of technology is a must. Those with specialized knowledge and quick access to resources wield an advantage over the population at large. You’d never store your cash in a box under your mattress (hopefully); that’s what banks are for. Treat intangible assets with …

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Guest Spotlight: Okwy Anyanwu

Meeting new people is enjoyable. It’s particularly gratifying when they’re of shared heritage. Nigeria, a nation as synonymous with human capital as it is oil reserves, continues to make waves in fashion, technology, and entertainment. I met Okwy Anyanwu at an event for Nigerian professionals in New York City in March. She works in television production and, if you live in …

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Tumblr’s Most Wanted: How To Add A “Related Posts” Function To Your Tumblr Blog

Cross-promotion of articles within a blog is one of the strongest generators of website traffic. One of the biggest shortcomings of the Tumblr platform is the absence of a feature highlighting ‘related posts’ on a blog. Something that steers readers towards content they may like based on what they are currently reading on your website. …

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You Reach, I Teach (Part 3): How To Recover A Stolen Laptop

antoinesylvia: Last year I showed you How To Protect Your Digital Life (http://antoinesylvia.tumblr.com/post/17491563747/protecting-your-digital-life), the base of the strategy has evolved since then. I will walk you through the steps and show you additional tricks to retrieve a stolen computer. I would also like to note, I will never claim to be a Mr.Know-it-all because I’m …

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