Profile of Stephen Wellman
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posted in November 2006
The Antikythera Mechanism -- a device from ancient Greece dated between 150-100 B.C.E. -- has been examined with modern imaging technology and, according to researchers, the device shows "an unexpected degree of technical sophistication for the period."
Can you read your children's text messages? If you have trouble deciphering them, you're probably not alone. Many parents complain that they cannot understand the arcane jargon of SMS.
Pics and reviews of the newest version of the Microsoft Windows Mobile OS have hit the blogosphere. The new OS, codenamed "Crossbow," is expected to debut sometime in the first half of 2007.
Universal Music seems intent upon seeing how far it can push back fair use of copy righted materials on the Web. According to TechDirt, Universal is sending cease and desist letters to sites hosting a parody of U2's "One." The cover in question features a Bank of America employee singing about the company's recent merger throug
Google has been working on smaller refinements in Gmail. In case you haven't noticed, Gmail now has a feature that lets users see attachments in HTML instead of having to download them. Users can now also Post a Comment
While I didn't make it out to San Francisco for Web 2.0 earlier this month, I felt like I was at the East Coast version last night at the TechCrunch party.
Search is getting ready to go vertical and it looks like Google's first market of choice could be healthcare.
A study published last week in the British Medical Journal showed that a doctor or patient using common keywords thorugh a Google search could get a correct diagnosis in almost six out of 10 cases. The researchers warned that ef
While everyone in high tech land knows about Web 2.0, it appears most marketers have no clue what it means. According to a survey conducted by MarketTool, 78 percent of marketers have no idea what Web 2.0 is. Even more interesting, of those who had heard of the term, many thought it referred to "Companies that survived the dot com crash and are now thriving."