Reading a blog on Acxiom Corporation making billion dollar of sales having over 1,500 data points on half a billion people makes me think what future does a privacy free internet hold for us. On one side we want to see internet to be freed from government regulation, on the other hand we as a… Continue reading They sell your privacy! We don’t know who they are!
In the meantime at MIT researchers are testing out a fuel cell that runs on blood sugar (glucose). The fuel cell is fused with a silicon chip. This chip is for your brain. This can eventually be a part of integrated circuits. Glucose fuel cell idea comes from the 1970s, originally proposed to power the… Continue reading Body powered fuel cell to run a chip on your Brain
Managing and securing password has been one of the biggest challenges. Password leaks news on such a short span of time on linkedin, eHarmony, last.fm makes me think that, these events are gradually getting more widespread. According to Wikipedia: A password is a secret word or string of characters that is used for authentication, to prove identity or gain access to a resource (example:… Continue reading How Safe is your password?
Do-Not-track After learning all about Collusion plug-in for firefox, few months back, looking at the images of network of tracker, it was always in the back of my mind while browsing how online advertising companies always trying to predict “what I am looking for” by putting on all these sponsored adds, which most of the… Continue reading Do not track IE, firefox, chrome? Who is on your side?
Email is a great point to point messaging system. Email is also good for distributing information to a group of people who we think are interested in that bit of information. This does not always work; people want to know things they are interested in. They also want to pull out the information rather then… Continue reading What is an internet forum? Using Moodle for running internet forum
iPad/iPhone enterprise deployment In my opinion a tablet is most useful if used as a consumer (read your mail, news, presentation, view documents etc) as oppose to a content creator. The limiting factor is how much content you might be able to create using an iPad, even one with Bluetooth keyboard. The enterprise standard integration… Continue reading iPad/iPhone enterprise deployment
Computer and human interface will probably be one of the most important areas of development in next few decades. While we work to master our technology to make computers work for us more efficiently, and double processing power every 18month, little we have seen to improve our direct interaction with computers. What we seen is… Continue reading The future of computer human interface, BrainGate