I'm always fascinated by the perceived "instant" success of the iPod. It's more like a text book case of getting thru Roger's Technology Adoption Lifecycle, or Crossing the Chasm one step at a time. Have a look at the iPod sales history on Wikipedia. It was in the 4th year with the 4G versions that... Continue Reading →
It's funny how things happen. I was intending to slowly get back into blogging after I finished my teaching experiment, but the grind of marking assignments and papers forced my hand. I needed a break and this was it 🙂
Light Reading - Chips, Components & Subsystems - Chipping Away at Cisco's ASR 9000 - Telecom News Analysis Interesting commentary on Network Processors. I didn't know that Marvell is selling EzChip Processors. "(It's actually Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (Nasdaq: MRVL - message board) that sells the EZchip network processors to Cisco; EZchip gets royalties. The... Continue Reading →
Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset is something worth cultivating. The Presentations on the Brainology site are a good introduction. The exec summary is that our brains grow thru practice ( ie effort ). The more you exersize your brain the smarter you will get. ( It's the 10,000 hours mentioned in Gladwell's Outliers that count. )... Continue Reading →
Cat Power's Aretha, Sing One for Me is sticking to me 🙂 I bought this album way back in January and never gave it enuff time. What a mistake. It's one of those quiet and powerful albums. Great for a rainy day.
Here's a way out there thought. The speculation that the ASR9000 is using EzChip has me thinking strange thoughts. I keep thinking that the only way Cisco would admit to deploying Ezchip would be via a brilliant move like StratumOne and Skystone. What a blow to all the other guys (yet again)
Wow! This is a fun book. It even starts out with my home team Giants beating the Tigers in the Memorial Cup! That was a great game. It definitely hits on many items that parents are thinking about these days. Like how much do birthdates really matter? If you're a hockey parent like me, then... Continue Reading →
Brian Coleman of Domino Analytics, has a post on Seeking Alpha speculating on the new Cisco ASR9000 and its possible use of EZChip's Network Processors. Interesting ... I had assumed Quantum Flow devices. thx to Scott for the tip.
Link | Nortel may face bankruptcy, price target cut to zero: FP Trading Desk | Posted: November 13, 2008, 9:00 AM by Jonathan Ratner" I heard about this doomsday forecast yesterday. Today the "infamous" Mark Sue Report from RBC crossed my desk. Wow 😦