Lenovo + SAP: The Anatomy Of A Good Partnership

One of the hardest things it seems to figure out are whether an alliance is worth more than the announcement that tells us of it. Often it seems firms are kind of like teenagers in that they hook up a lot, every time they promise this one is serious, and the next day both parties have moved on. More like speed dating than marriage. Let’s use this recent alliance between Lenovo and SAP to look for what makes some alliances last and others not so much. Aligned Goals One of the most famous alliance disasters was between Sun Microsystems and Microsoft. I was at the announcement and the promise...

Does Technology Aid Learning in the Classroom?

From school recruitment to homework sessions, the internet now pervades every aspect of school life. Why should it not?

Is our virtual social life a catastrophe or an evolution?

Are we losing the capability to socialize or are we just adapting to new technologies?

Self-Drive Cars: What to Expect In 2016

In 2016 we expect to see more and more evidence of self-drive cars and features becoming available on the market.

Corning Moves To Kill Car Guages And You’ll Like The Result

One of the interesting displays at CES this month was the one by Corning where they showcased a car dashboard that was almost entirely flat panel displays . Companies like Audi and particularly Tesla have been very aggressive at this approach but Corning pushed the envelope by making about 95% of the dash displays. On top of that they announced they would be using Gorilla Glass for their Windshield of their stunning new Ford GT Supercar . This layers on top of the coming wave of autonomous automobiles to suggest the car of tomorrow may be vastly different than the car of today. The Glass...

NVIDIA vs. Qualcomm And Self-Driving Cars: Contrasting Strategies

It turns out that autonomous cars, also called self-driving cars, require a massive amount of computational power.