Smart phones over netbooks — reading around June 3 Fast Food Apple Pies and Why Netbooks Suck

I’m going to explain my belief that while netbooks have a nifty form factor, they’re not where the mobile computing action is.


ReadWriteWeb: The Emerging World of Real-Time Cellphone Data — in aggregate it can tell us how many people are attending an event to warning us about trouble spots up ahead on the highway.

LifeHacker: Lifehacker Pack 2009: Our List of Essential Free Windows Downloads

ReadWriteWeb: How One Teacher Uses Twitter in the Classroom

ReadWriteWeb: Study: iPhone Users Recall Mobile Ads Better than non-iPhone Users

The Raw Story: Cookies, not torture, convinced al Qaeda suspect to talk, FBI interrogator says — comments from Ali Soufan, former FBI interrogator on why interrogation is better. In the The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright, Soufan played a key role in connecting the pieces to Al Qaeda and Osama Bin Laden through his skillful interrogation of Abu Jandal, a lieutenant of Bin Laden. At times, in the book, it sounds as if Soufan was the only person at either the FBI or CIA who could correctly connect the pieces and find the wheat among the chaff.

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