Month: June, 2009

iPhone 3gs

Posted on June 28, 2009 by

Apple recently released the updated iPhone, dubbed the 3gS. It’s somewhat pointless for me to provide a review as there are many out there already. Instead I’ll just make some predictions. The value to the consumer of the new features and speed will be underestimated, just as the multi-tasking ability of the PalmPre is overestimated. […]

The business of higher education

Posted on June 28, 2009 by

Lots of institutes of higher learning have been attempting to emulate various corporate business models for the past several years. Having spent a large number of years in and around higher-education; but with adequate cross-polination in the ‘real world’, I find this fascinating, but likely somewhere between futile and fatal — and not just for […]

WWDC 2009

Posted on June 21, 2009 by

Another Apple WorldWideDevelopersConference has come and gone. Yet again it was sold out, with well over 5000 attendees. That makes for some crowded sessions, and even more crowded mens rooms. This is a relatively expensive conference to attend, but it’s really more like training than a ‘conference’, in that the sessions are fairly technical in […]