Days of the Parrot

Paris based Parrot SA has a remarkable presence @ CeBIT this year. A complete house-style setting in flashy colours definitely grabs a lot of attention. Henri Seydoux and his team showed a plethora of exiting new Bluetooth enabled devices, ranging from wireless speakers, wireless Boombox devices, wireless picture frames, and wireless hands free devices. Henri …

CeBIT: sweat, Paris Hilton’s horse and teddy bears…

Busy day today. Had to drive a Lotus from Brussels to Hannover. I know. Some guys just have all the fun. My boyish dreams of endless open highways and pushing the pedal through the metal in a country that has no speed limit: busted. I crawled from roadwork to traffic jam. Think some of my …

Corporate blog: Web 2.0 your business

  Technorati teaches us that we are close to 60 million bloggers. Not bad, for an informal online communication tool. Horizontal influencing, community building, online diaries, interactive forums. Cool. Everyone seems to be euphoric on the many virtues of using blogs for reaching out to the online community, but last time I checked, there were not …

Web 2.0? Life 2.0: bring in the robots!

 Where is the time where I, as a read-hungry boy, devoured the books of Isaac Asimov, dreaming of my life as a grown-up in close harmony with friendly robots.  I have not given up dreaming: robots are on their way. An ethical code to prevent humans abusing robots, and vice versa, is being drawn up …

Chewie and the Babel fish

 It’s a small world. There is only a couple of thousand languages. That is what Ellinor probably thought when she was teasing Dirk aka Chewie   (http://blog.volapukblog.com) in her Swedish mothertongue. O thou of little faith! As a fervent adept of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Chewie has his own little Bable fish. The Babel fish …

Web 2.0, a definition on request

Well, posting the Web 2.0 video definitely generated a lot of traffic. 🙂 I got a lot of requests on what exactly Web 2.0 stands for. So maybe the video was NOT  that good after all :-(. Web 2.0 is a term that is now widely used to address the new web tendencies including community …

Blue Moon: Eclipse March 3rd; 22:00 CET

It’s been a while… but you, lovers of the most beautiful scenes nature can bring, keep Saturday, March 3, 2007 free. Yep, we’re up for a total moon eclipse. The phenomenon (the moon blackened out by the earth’s shadow) will be visible from parts of all seven continents including all of EMEA. No need for …

Web 2.0 without words

iPhone: hyping the past…

 Apple announced a new phone a couple of weeks ago. The iPhone. Said to be a revolutionary piece of art and technology: “iPhone is a revolutionary new mobile phone that allows you to make a call by simply pointing your finger at a name or number in your address book, a favorites list, or a call …

Best Accessory for gang members

I must be getting famous, I’m on a blog 🙂  Ofir Leitner from http://www.nextgenmoco.com/ met me @ 3GSM Barcelona, and posted the following on our Motorola powered jacket:  “Believe it or not, but you can actually stream the MP3s stored in your phone to this jacket via Bluetooth… No more carrying your boom box on your …