Disruptive Innovation = Market Success

I stumbled upon this “old” article that perfectly captures my frustration at the executive response to in-house innovation that I have encountered over and over again in my career in high-tech. INNOVATE ON PURPOSE Why do we want innovations yet fear innovation? Working now as an advisor to early stage tech startups, at various stages of… Continue reading Disruptive Innovation = Market Success

Startups (are) for dummies

OK not really..and given that I have been involved with more than 20 start ups in my time I am kicking myself just as hard as the next guy who dreams of bootstrapping his (or her) self to technology stardom. Truth be told startups drive innovation in high-tech. Progress would be slower if garage entrepreneurs, home coders,… Continue reading Startups (are) for dummies

Is That a Computer in Your Pants or Are You Just Glad To See Me?

Check out this article on embedded sensors in ExtremeTech web site - http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,2845,2375741,00.asp --- Every once in a while an article sweeps across my desk that I feel needs some commentary. You may not agree with what I have to say or even care to listen but sometimes I just can't keep my mouth shut. Embedding… Continue reading Is That a Computer in Your Pants or Are You Just Glad To See Me?

Where are the files on my iPad?

I recently participated in an email exchange between colleagues regarding the fact that there are no "files" in the iPad, only apps and associated data. I threw my two cents into the mix but I would be interested to hear alternate views... ---- original message --- Subject: iPad Sucks Cartman, I bought an iPad and… Continue reading Where are the files on my iPad?

Just Released by Skyreader Media – Wiggens Makes Friends at the San Diego Zoo

Wiggens is back in an all new adventure set at the San Diego Zoo in his first fully interactive iPad ebook app! Having earned praise from the likes of Martha Stewart and Tom Brokaw with their first collaboration, Wiggens Learns His Manners At the Four Seasons Restaurant, best-selling author Leslie McGuirk and co-author and restaurateur Alex… Continue reading Just Released by Skyreader Media – Wiggens Makes Friends at the San Diego Zoo

Atomic Betty Preview

Local Ottawa company, Skyreader Media, releases iPad app, Atomic Betty Preview @skyreadermedia #in http://t.co/jZbMEDHI Atomic Betty Preview itunes.apple.comRead reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Atomic Betty Preview on the App Store. Download Atomic Betty Preview and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

The new garage entrepreneur

A buddy of mine just released his new iPhone game Mine Blast, cool puzzle concept, not one I have ever seen before. He poured an amazing amount of effort into it...I am very curious to see how it does. With millions of apps sold every year (2.5 billion to be exact) there is still room… Continue reading The new garage entrepreneur