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Your Computer is Stolen – Do Not Fret

A new encrypted disk drive for desktop personal computers, has been announced to be released in 4th quarter of this year from Seagate Technology. This will protect the information on your disk drive if the computer has gotten into the wrong hands.

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Farewell to Pavarotti

“Every artist deserves in the end to be remembered for the best that was in him, and when Pavarotti was at his best, there was nobody better.” This beautiful sentence was written by Terry Teachout, the Journal’s drama critic.

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What a Fabulous Business Idea

What a brilliant move by FaceBook to improve their software and with no investment! They’ve attracted 70,000 developers to build free plug-ins interfaces to their web site. Once approved by FaceBook, these plug-ins provide utilities for users to improve their online experience. They may play games, share reviews of books, movies, vacations, dress up their profiles and much more.  Software developers who contribute may sell …

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Making This world a Better Place By Growing Communities

“Use Your Electricity For More Than Light” said an ad that ran in the Sears catalog in 1917. When talking about Internet strategies in the various speeches I deliver, I refer to the idea of the Internet of today as the light bulb of 100 years ago. It is obvious that we barely are scratching the surface of all the potential that is available. What …

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People Who Make a Huge Difference

Talking of TED, I’ve recently watched these two fascinating and inspiring presentations from Dean Kamen – previewing a new prosthetic arm and Jeff Skoll – making movies that make change. Don’t miss them. Click below to view the presentation: Click below to view the presentation:

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Secrets of Success

Richard St. John gave a terrific presentation at TED discussing his top eight points of what leads to success. Here are his Secrets to success: Passion – Do it for love and not money. The money the comes anyway. Work – It takes hard work with much fun. Focus – Practice, practice, practice. Persist – Through failure as well as Criticism, Rejection, Assholes and Pressure. …

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