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NUI FirstThoughts

March 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Jeff Han set the user-interface world on fire with his FTIR-based multi-touch technology presentation at the 2006 TED conference. The interface’s ease of use was [...]

Fast Food and Free WiFi

February 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

A few years ago, Starbucks began offering free WiFi in all of its stores. We mentioned it to our readers a few years ago, because we sometimes hang out there to socialize, [...]

Disruptive Tech

January 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Disruptive technologies come along every so often. Keeping an eye out for them has been one of our interests ever since we read Clayton Christensen’s books on [...]

Yay!!! Four More Years!

November 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

The 2012 election concluded yesterday with a decisive Electoral College win (303 to 206) for President Obama. We went as early to our local voting place, but there was [...]

Lytro FirstThoughts

October 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

We  are the recipients of a lot of press releases. A few weeks ago, one announcing Lytro’s update to its innovative Light Field camera caught our attention. We [...]

iPod nano : watch faces

May 24, 2012 // 2 Comments

Wristwatches  appeal to people for a variety of reasons. One of those reasons is that a well-designed watch is the perfect expression of both form and function. The trouble [...]

Brain Hack #28: Onar

April 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Many people have the impression that being creative is a talent: some people have it, some people don’t. However, neurobiologists have a greater understanding of how [...]

What would get us to upgrade?

March 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

After two years of phenomenal sales and every skeptic being roundly embarrassed for dismissing the iPad, we think it is safe to say the tablet is here to stay. While we [...]

What? Not upgrading?

March 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

Those who read RainyDayMagazine frequently know that we have been huge cheerleaders for the iPad since Day 1. Also, you will not find a more fervent group of Apple fans [...]

The Talent Code

February 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

We  were in New York City this past weekend and one could not turn a page without reading something about the new Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin. Until last week, Lin was a [...]
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