Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

November 16, 2014 0

The iPhone6 (HIDDEN) killer feature on Verizon

By in Technology, Tips

Tweet When the iPhone 6 specs were first released, I was completely underwhelmed. The upgrade that finally put me over the edge was the improved camera which performs much much better in low light situations that previous models (see comparison below).     Photo taken with iPhone 5   Same photo taken with iPhone 6 […]

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April 10, 2012 1

Defense Against the Dark Arts (of Disruption): the Instagram Acquisition

By in Business School, Technology, Thoughts

Tweet   In an earlier post (“The Fall of Facebook…”), I began an analysis of reasons Facebook and other digital media giants may eventually fall using the disruption framework pioneered by my Harvard Business School professor (and nicest guy in the universe) Clay Christensen.  I said that there were many users who were being over-served […]

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January 23, 2012 9

Sharing internet and wifi with Windows 7 (Problems and fixes for Connectify and other methods)

By in Technology, Thoughts, Tips

Tweet       (this entry was done haphazardly with no screenshots because I don’t have my own Windows 7 machine to double check.  i wanted to at least post something now so i didn’t forget the steps.  I’ll clean up and add screenshots later.  1/22/12) While on a trip to India in January where […]

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December 15, 2011 3

How To Make Page Numbers in Powerpoint permanent, inaccessible, uneditable, background etc.!

By in Technology, Tips

Tweet I recently spent a lot of time trying to create a template in Powerpoint where a few elements were in the background of the slide master and thus uneditable (untouchable, permanent).  Inserting an omnipresent logo and positioning a new text box was easy – dropping them in the master slide made them appear on […]

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November 10, 2011 2

Problem Fix: iPhoto still shows already imported photos from iPhone: Explantation & Solution!

By in iPhone, Technology, Tips

Tweet One of the many joys of having an iPhone is always having a pretty decent digital camera on me at all times (aside from low light situations…i can’t wait for the iphone that has good night time photo taking abilities!).  Since I got my first iPhone in 2008, I have been snapping away and […]

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November 9, 2011 0

A php script to reformat email addresses to remove quotes and carrots

By in Coding, Technology, Tips

Tweet “Your Name” <yourname@domain.com>       😛   I am in the middle of writing a script that takes in emails and saves its content to a database.  The location in the database depends on who the sender is which I determine from their email address.  The problem is sometimes the email address in a header more […]

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October 21, 2011 2

The Fall of Facebook (and other giants): Disruption in Digital Media

By in Business School, Discourse, Technology, Thoughts

Tweet (also featured at the Online Economy Class Blog here)   Clayton Christensen, the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, describes in his oft discussed theory on disruptive innovation a cycle within businesses that causes incumbents within an industry to continually pursue the creation of higher performance products.  The […]

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October 12, 2011 2

Blueprint CSS and Dreamweaver Problem (AND FIX!)

By in Technology, Tips, UX

Tweet               I know that hardcore programmers find it embarrassing to use a WYSIWYG web editor when coding sites but seeing as I am not a hardcore programmer, I don’t mind.  It’s nice to be messing around with HTML and CSS and see the results of your work immediately. I […]

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September 15, 2011 31

Canon DSLR Err 05 Fix – Popup Flash Problem (solution with pics!)

By in Technology, Tips

Tweet After taking my Canon EOS Rebel (the DS6041 or 10D) to the beach on a windy day, I came back with some issues.  Sand has gotten in every little crack in my camera.  One problem was I could hear crunching sand every time my lens would focus.  Although somewhat disconcerting, this didn’t affect the […]

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June 22, 2011 7

Gevey iPhone Unlock – Data Problem Fix (internet does not work)

By in iPhone, Technology, Tips

Tweet    —-> If you’re like me and have been navigating the mean streets of China trying to get your fix of democracy, the first thing you would have done would have been to unlock your precious iPhone 4 from the U.S. I unfortunately updated my phone to the 4.10.01 firmware which meant the normal […]

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