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David Jacobs

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Amazon Facial Recognition + ICE

Amazon Facial Recognition + ICE

We always think of Amazon as the ultimate retail store. Anything in the world you want to buy, Amazon has it and they’ll get it to your door in two days. But, of course, they’re more than that. Now they …
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Google Disappoints in Wearables, Music, Ect.

Google Disappoints in Wearables, Music, Ect.

Google is a frustrating company. They have some of the best and brightest folks working for them, and while they are a massive empire with nearly unlimited funds, there are so many things they just don’t get right. I want …
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Connected Age Podcast - Mid-Range Phones Are Cool

Connected Age Podcast – Mid-Range Phones Are Cool

Story One: Another article about Amazon treating their warehouse workers badly. I am an Amazon customer and I hate reading this stuff. Story Two: How the news took over reality. The Guardian looks at how the new news environment and …
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Connected Age Podcast - MS Empathy & Spotify Bold Moves

Connected Age Podcast – MS Empathy & Spotify Bold Moves

Microsoft is killing it on all fronts and Spotify is experimenting with a new custom playlist that combines Podcasts and music for your drive to work …
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Connected Age Podcast - Spotify & the Future of Podcasting

Connected Age Podcast – Spotify & the Future of Podcasting

Spotify has gone all-in on Podcasting as they purchase Gimlet Media for $200 million dollars. This is, by far, the largest Podcasting deal to date. Why is Spotify doing it and what does the future hold for Podcasting? …
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Apple Speaks Out on Privacy Like Nobody Else Can

Apple Speaks Out on Privacy Like Nobody Else Can

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has been speaking out lately on data privacy, security and what he calls the “data industrial complex”. I’m not saying he is wrong and one only must look to Facebook for a prime example of …
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Happy 25th Birthday NCSA Mosaic

Happy 25th Birthday NCSA Mosaic

On November 11, 1993, I was working at Adobe Systems in tech support for Photoshop. It was the afternoon and I took a break to walk down to the mailroom and check my mail. There waiting for me was the …
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Connected Age Podcast - Introduction

Connected Age Podcast – Introduction

Welcome to the Connected Age Podcast. This show, as on the blog, explores the digital connective tissue that binds us all. We’ll take a look at social media, gadgets, the internet of things, and other products and technologies that contribute …
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Apple Retail Store Redesign an Incredible Statement of Brand

Apple Retail Store Redesign an Incredible Statement of Brand

Apple this year has begun redesigning their retail stores in a bold and dramatic new way. These stores are not just places to buy things, but express a feeling of community. Apple has always had Fan Boys and now they …
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