Daily Archives: September 30, 2012

Meg Whitman: Are You For Real?

New York Times: Meg Whitman’s Toughest Campaign: Retooling H.P.

I don’t think I’ve ever read a more insulting piece about a company’s CEO in my entire tech life. Insulting to users.

Some choice quotes before I go off like a rocket:

She believes that mobile devices, cloud computing and Big Data will re-energize H.P.

And:

From Ms. Whitman’s high vantage, the trends of mobile, cloud and Big Data resolve into a single phenomenon: the creation and exploitation of Information Everywhere. H.P. makes consumer devices, in addition to servers for the cloud, sensor networks, and analysis software. Instead of standing at the confluence of the phenomenon, though, H.P. is on the sidelines, with most of the parts but none of the integration to make it a leader.

Boldfaced emphasis added by me

What the hell? What the bloody hell?

If HP is sitting on the “sidelines,” it’s Whitman’s own damn fault!

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Ten Days Remain To Make iPad Mini Real

iPhone 5 Expected With LTE, but iPad Mini Launch Unlikely: Jefferies

By Oct. 10, Misek said he predicts an invitation for an iPad Mini launch event will be mailed out to the media, followed by the formal announcement of the device by mid-October and culminating with the launch of the iPad Mini at the end of that month.

Boldfaced emphasis added by me.

If no invite arrives by 10/10, then it’s all been a hoax.

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Forbrydelsen III Frustration

As posted earlier:

Google Translation:

Error

This video is copyright reasons shielded from view outside Denmark. If you are in Denmark and believe you have received this message in error, please contact us at using the contact page

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Forbrydelsen III Now Geo-Restricted

A Commenter made me go check the website I saw the free stream of episode one last week.

It now displays this:

Basically, if you’re not in Denmark, go away.

And I was really looking forward to seeing episode 2 today!

Previously here:

Forbrydelsen III Sneak Peek And Free Stream!

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Doctor Who NYC Location

That weird building in the Doctor Who episode, The Angels Take Manhattan:

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