Accidental Empires

I have been a fan of Robert X. Cringely for a long time. Back in the day I used Bob's Nerds 2.0.1 PBS documentary to train new hires on the basics and history of the Internet. While I am not big enough of a fan to know what the X. is all about I must admit much […]

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October 18, 2011  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Books, Computing

Love What You Do

The first person that I heard espouse "do what you love" was Chris Wanstrath of GitHub fame. He covered it in his Startup Riot keynote a few years back. The guy that said it best was Steve Jobs in his 2005 Stanford commencement address. I am saddened by his resignation as the CEO of Apple. […]

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August 25, 2011  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Computing, Current Affairs

This is LiquidText

For about a year I have been working on a project called LiquidText. LiquidText is a multi-touch document manipulation application for active reading. That sounds a little boring for a technology that is very, very cool. Here's a quick demo. LiquidText is the brainchild of Georgia Tech student Craig Tashman. You can view more detailed demos […]

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December 9, 2010  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Computing, Startups

GVU Fall Showcase

One of my favorite outings of the year is to walk across the courtyard from ATDC to the Technology Square Research Building for the GVU Showcase.  Two floors chock full of cool geeky stuff.  Stuff like augmented reality, brain-compter interfaces, tangible media,and wearable computing. there will be over 100 research demonstrations by Georgia Tech faculty […]

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September 15, 2010  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Computing, Fun

When Worlds Collide

Rich DeMillo is blogging. He is writing about the interesting things that happen when technology innovation and business execution impact each other.  How technologists can get things done in a technology company and what business managers need to know to be successful.  When Worlds Collide is about how organizations can succeed when business execution and […]

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October 13, 2009  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Business, Computing

Government’s Gone Cloud

This is a guest post by John Willis and Curtis Hill of Zabovo  John runs the AWSome Cloud Computing meetup group which the ATDC is proud to host.  Today John is speaking at the Military Open Source Software Conference at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. This article is based on his presentation.  Last week the […]

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August 12, 2009  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Computing, Open Source, Presentations

Map Reduce for the People

This is a guest post by Russell Jurney, a technologist and serial entrepreneur.  His new startup, Cloud Stenography, will launch later this year.  The article is an extension of a simple question on Twitter asking the importance of Map Reduce.  Some subjects take much more than 140 characters. The Technical Situation in Brief The advent […]

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April 9, 2009  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Computing, Internet