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July 3rd, 2012

Eternal Beta Episode 6 – Microsoft Surface and Nest

In this episode of Eternal Beta Scott Rowe and Nathan Anderson discuss the Surface – Microsoft’s new tablet aimed at competing with the iPad and even the ultrabook market. Nathan’s Nest, the learning thermostat, also just arrived and the two take a quick look at the product and discuss it’s unique features. Read More

May 2nd, 2012

Episode 3 – Google Drive, Microsoft Deals, and Pinterest

In the third episode of Eternal Beta, Scott Rowe and Nathan Anderson shake it up a little bit and discuss three hot digital topics…Google Drive, Microsoft’s new deal with Barnes & Noble, and Pinterest.  Google has a new document storage product called Drive. Will it be able to make a splash in this heavily competitive market? Microsoft has a shiny new partnership with retailer Barnes & Noble. This deal shot Barnes & Noble stock through the roof, Read More

June 24th, 2010

bozell

Are You in the Know? Embrace Digital.

Embrace digital not as a competitor to traditional services, but as a complement.
Digital services continue to be the primary growth engine, but traditional revenue streams are expected to remain significantly larger throughout the forecast period.  Digital spending in the US is expected to account for 26% of all E&M spending in 2014, up from 19% in 2009.
Overall US advertising is expected to increase at a 2.6 % CAGR from $159 billion in 2009 to $180 billion in 2014.   Read More

March 19th, 2009

bwetjen

Browser Wars Are (Kinda) Here Again

Plenty of new things brewing in the Web Browser world these days. Well, maybe not like in the beginning of the browser wars when Netscape introduced their own tags that made budding developers like myself both jump for joy and cringe at the same time. But with Apple launching a new beta version of Safari, Internet Explorer 8 being officially launched by Microsoft, and Google promoting some of the capabilities of it’s own Chrome browser, we’ve got more activity going on in the browser world than there has been in a while.

January 22nd, 2009

bwetjen

Even Deeper Into the Photo-Matrix

Advancements in technology are typically gradual and something you can look back on and see how we’ve made great progress over a number of years. It’s recognizing those leaps and lurches forward in technology that is a LOT harder to do. I think I may have found something to consider for the “leap forward” category.