Another Glimpse

Warp Drive So here is a glimpse of Chloé’s dashboard. (Yes, I went crazy with a preset in the Flare app.) It looks a good bit different from the dashboard of any other car I’ve ever had. I’m getting more familiar with the controls and information displays every day. Chloé has two drive modes: normal and Eco. In normal drive… Continue reading

But Whatever Does It Mean?

Today I saw a bumper sticker that read: “Proud user of fossil fuel.” So, what does that mean? Drill baby, drill? Someone in my family works for the oil industry? I’m a weirdo? I just don’t know what to make of it. Strange, indeed.… Continue reading

Enraged!

You know, I think democracy is just much too expensive: all of those expensive campaigns and elections, the cost of congress, the presidency, the supreme court. And then running all of those state governments. It’s simply not cost effective. I suggest we combine state and nation government into one and just have all the CEO’s of the very largest transglobal… Continue reading

My Take on the iPad

Image by Getty Images via Daylife First:  Glad to see Steve Jobs looks much healthier than during his first appearance after his liver transplant. You know, I personally think Apple will have a devilishly difficult time beating what they accomplished with the iPhone.  It was transcendent, transformative technology that turned the mobile industry on its head–just as the iPod transformed… Continue reading

Some Crazy Creativity Going On Out There

AR Business Card from James Alliban on Vimeo. If you want to actually do this, and interact with the 3D augmented reality as you see here, just check out this link. You will need to print out the page in step one. Go to the web address. And then hold the printout in front of your web camera. It’s actually… Continue reading

Google: Too Big, Too Powerful, Too Much Information

While appreciating their search functionality, I’ve been rather ambivalent about Google. But in recent days, I’ve decided it’s time for me to explore other options aside from using Google exclusively for so many things. Yesterday I went to demonstrate setting up a free Blogger account. Now Google requires the user give Google a cell phone number to set up a… Continue reading

Good News & Bad News

Good News: Adobe Photoshop CS4 rocks my world. It’s awesomeness that glows brilliantly on my Mac monitor. I love it. Bad News: The Adobe customer product selection and purchase experience is unspeakable, sheer, tragic, horror. Let me count the ways: To read the 39 items in the list, click on the continue reading link. So why did I document all… Continue reading