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500 Gallons of Fresh Water a Day

January 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Do you dream of living “Off the Grid?” Check out this solution for fresh water that is reminiscent of the moisture farms on Tatooine. Aqua Sciences, Inc. has a technology that can product up to 500 gallons of fresh water a day from the moisture in the air. FEMA already have 2 of these $500,000 units […]

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Tags: Business · General · Green Technology · Technology

ChaCha.com a Google Killer?

January 9th, 2007 · 4 Comments

What do you get when you combine the human intelligence behind Amazon’s MTurk and Google’s clean and accurate approach to web searching: ChaCha.com For a search engine ChaCha.com provides a clean interface and good results. But what is interesting is the human intelligence that’s injected into the equation. Can’t find what you need with other […]

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Tags: Business · Technology · Web 2.0

Greg Gianforte on Bootstrapping Your Company

November 29th, 2006 · No Comments

I just got the chance to listen to Greg Gianforte’s talk the 2006 MySQL User’s Conference. Greg has a great grasp of what it takes to bootstrap a company. I love the sell first, build second approach to product development. After all, if you can’t sell it, what’s the purpose in building it. Here’s a link […]

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Tags: Business · General

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

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