Overheard: Word of the Day:

January, 2008


January 10, 2008  5:29 PM

Overheard: Negroponte has a lot in common with Adam Chandler

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

maryjofoley.jpg While Negroponte’s goals are admirable, his tactics increasingly seem to be at...

January 10, 2008  3:03 PM

Overheard: How to prevent death by PowerPoint

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

powerpoint.jpg I think we're in agreement that the words "God-awful" and "PowerPoint" should never be used in the same...


January 10, 2008  12:46 PM

Overheard: Death by PowerPoint

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Corporate comedian Don McMillan is sharing part of his "Life After Death by PowerPoint" presentation on video. If you haven't been at a conference where Don spoke, you've missed out. The last time I heard him, it was 8 o'clock in the...


January 10, 2008  3:15 AM

Overheard: Microsoft is hot on viral marketing

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Extreme Makeover--Server Room parody. I just wish it was funnier. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/Br1WUSEwGwc" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]


January 10, 2008  3:05 AM

Overheard: Mommy, why does Microsoft want us to buy a server?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/YNHwgnpzY9w" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] This children's book parody is a viral promotion for the Windows Home Server...


January 10, 2008  1:08 AM

Overheard: Don’t use gMail for business

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

david-airey.jpg I’ve read in the comments on other websites that I deserved what I got, and that to use Google’s free...


January 10, 2008  12:06 AM

Overheard: Microsoft buys out FAST in hopes of nailing down enterprise search

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

paul_mcdougall.gif With its planned $1.2 billion acquisition of Fast Search & Transfer, Microsoft is looking to become...


January 9, 2008  11:08 PM

Overheard: Who gets to be the copyright police?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

brad_stone.jpg Network-level filtering means your Internet service provider – Comcast, AT&T,...


January 9, 2008  4:46 PM

Overheard: Wireless charging demo’d at CES

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

cellphone.jpg Imagine walking into a room and your phone suddenly beeps with a green LED flashing at...


January 9, 2008  3:26 PM

Overheard: FBI gets confused by their phone bill just like the rest of us

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

ryan-singel.jpg The FBI routinely failed to pay telecom companies promptly for providing phone and...


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