Month: January 2007

  • Towards Web 3.0

    Towards Web 3.0

    Ten years ago my wife, children and I visited China. Above is my daughter in Tiananmen Square. Behind her is a fellow clearing the snow with a broom. At that time, I saw soldiers clearing…

  • Lost Positives

    Many years ago, I bumped into the lost positive. Definition: [Lost Positives] are English coinages made by cutting off the negative prefixes of familiar words. Some of these clipped coinages may indeed once have existed…

  • Gizmos and gadgets

    Scientific American.com recently posted on the 20 hottest gadgets from the consumer electronics show: With honourable mention to:

  • When confusion reigns

    When confusion reigns

    Harvey Balls; speak to anyone involved in developing strategic plans and they will know what you mean. Those familiar little circles, filled to some level of completion representing the degree of completeness. So simple; so…

  • Architect Wanted

    I was recently asked “what does an Enterprise Architect do and how do you become one?” The first thing to know is that this type of architecture relates to information technology, not buildings. So while…