March 25, 2013
What if in the next four years President Obama achieves the impossible? If the economy rebounded massively with new jobs and real impactful growth, a resurgent health care system bloomed, a near non-existent terror threat became the reality, and a lasting Israeli – Palestinian peace came to fruition?
Forget it. The world has moved on from the times of real political achievements into an era dominated by the impact of technology and social trends. These are the times where the impact of say, 3D printing, will have more direct influence in everyday life than collective intent and inputs of politicians in the next four years, and even beyond because of the irreversible progression of humanity. More starkly now, a politician and a leader are extremely distinguishable. Both can define visions and plans, and may be excellent at grandiose speeches, but it is the leader that drives and defines the… Continue reading →
March 16, 2013
The next big thing is out, and the Samsung Galaxy IV if you believe Samsung, is all you need to make your life richer. Kudos to the Korean electronics behemoth for cramming in features to occupy a bored mind. But reality as undisputed leader in the smartphone arena is much more than just features and specs. Useful innovation, improved user experience and a sense of invaluableness is all that matters in fierce space where buyer loyalty is extremely fickle. With all the hype of its Galaxy SIII, Samsung probably underestimated what being ahead meant by assuming novel features, and do-all bravado translates into users ecstasy
Well, Apple is still learning that gratification of consumer appetite for the next compelling feature is near impossible, even as Samsung clawed at it with its line ups of oversized smartphones. Because human expectations is not limited as the technology to satisfy it… Continue reading →