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Michael Arrington gets the last laugh

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So . . . I’ve been a fan of TechCrunch for many moons and when it was announced that they were going to be acquired by AOL (also known as SOL) I was somewhat more than skeptical. AOL has a long and storied history or ruining businesses they’ve acquired. Kind of that anti-midas touch. Everything they touch turns to crap and TechCrunch is no exception. Since the announcement, the...

Is Transparency the Same as Humanity?

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Back in late January, Michael Arrington of TechCrunch fame posted a story called Some Things Need to Change where he tells the story of someone spitting in his face at the Digital, Life Design conference in Munich. Now for those of you who don’t know who Michael Arrington is, it is safe to say that he has become famous as a polarizing figure. He takes a position that’s sometimes...

John Biggs Agrees with Me . . . Sort of

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Just read a post on TechCrunch where John Biggs writes that he believes the new G1 is the device that will help users view their cell as their computer. I have posted about this before here & here and agree that G1 and Android are a part of the inevitable march towards this new paradigm. I am however convinced that Apple will make this the norm as it has made the mobile Internet experience...

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