Gongol.com Archives: January 2014

Brian Gongol

January 16, 2014

Computers and the Internet How an old Radio Shack ad makes your smartphone look even better
These kinds of improvements don't easily show up in conventional GDP data, but getting everything from a full-page ad in the shape of a single smartphone really does make things better

Threats and Hazards Many state budgets are in serious trouble
Unfunded mandates and under-funded retirement obligations

The United States of America More than 30 Republicans who might end up running for President

Threats and Hazards 200 million texts a day
The NSA is reviewing them

Computers and the Internet Google buys Nest
For $3 billion, they're trying to get a foot inside the front door of all the houses in the world. They could become a next-generation GE...or they could flame out by overreaching. Time will tell.

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