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Entries from October 2006

Unified Messaging for the Masses

October 27th, 2006 · No Comments

I just stumbled upon an interesting consumer voice mail business called GotVoice. They offer a free service to have your home of cell phone voice mail sent to your email in the form of an mp3 file. I had this years ago at Echopass called unified messaging. We had voice mail and fax all sent […]

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Tags: Business · Technology

400MHz Linux PC for your Back Pocket

October 25th, 2006 · No Comments

Check out this 1″x5″ PC from Gumstix. It comes with 64MB of RAM, 16MB Flash, Compact Flash, and an Ethernet port. Add a wareable display from Microvision and a halfkeyboard from Matias and you can take your office with you.

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Why Walmart will be the health care provider of the Future

October 24th, 2006 · No Comments

It’s that time of year again to get a flu shot. Like every year I recently went down to my doctor’s office, and was reminded why traditional health care is so screwed up. Despite being organized with a special “flu shot clinic”, it still took me 25 minutes just to get past the waiting room. […]

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Tags: Business · General

Next Generation Touch Screen Interface

October 5th, 2006 · No Comments

Check out this video of Jeff Han from NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences as he demos his new touch screen interface that allows multi-touch input. Sign me up to the beta!

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Tags: General · Technology