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Death at Panera

Death at Panera (A spoof and homage to Murakami and 1Q84) Sunil Maulik, (c)2016 Evangeline walked the short distance to her car on wobbly heels. She nonchalantly tried to wipe the blood off her scarf, convinced that everyone was staring at her. A bead of sweat ran down her neck as she struggled uncharacteristically with … Continue reading

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Open Source Software and Innovation

From the Fujitsu Labs Innovation Forum, June 4th, 2014, Mountain View, CA     Ryan Singer, CryptoCorp Avery Ching, Facebook Andreas Gal, Mozilla.org Jim Zemlin, Linux Foundation   “We are moving from a product-based world to a services-based world.” – Jim Zemlin. This is primarily due to:   Software Abstraction: Virtualization, SDN, etc.hardware is getting commoditized … Continue reading

Top Three Technology Trends of 2014

Top Trends of 2014:  1. The Industrial Internet (a.k.a. the “Internet of Things”) will revolutionize infrastructure.  One of the biggest technology trends in 2014 will be one that remains essentially invisible to the vast majority of people on this planet, even though its eventual impact on humankind will be dramatic. The first applications of the … Continue reading

Transcribing Anton Chekhov to 21st Century Silicon Valley Noir

As part of an exercise in writing short stories, I’ve been attempting to transcribe Chekhov (considered by many to be the foremost short-story writer ever) into modern-day Silicon Valley. A great exercise, which can be applied to any of your favorite writers. A sample follows below: Chekhov – A Murder “The evening service was being … Continue reading