At 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday there was no more coveted piece of New York City real estate than standing room in the Museum of Modern Art’s Marron Atrium. And so it shall be for the next seven nights as Kraftwerk, the German electronic outfit from the 1970s, plays to a scant crowd of about 450 lucky souls. That this quartet, which includes just one of its original members, can command a showcase like MoMA – and sell out in a drumbeat – provides a useful lesson into technology’s risk of obsolescence.
Is it time to visit Google+ again?
There’s been a lot of debate about how often people are actually using Google’s 10-month old social networking service. But if you happen to swing by in the coming days, you might notice that something is different: The Google+ Website is getting a major makeover.
“Hunger Games” mania looks ready to fire up movie box offices again. The post-apocalyptic survival drama will beat all competitors for the third weekend in a row – if it can hold off the mighty “Titanic” and the gang from “American Pie.”
Permit me to not act my age.
I was all grown up already when the Internet became a big deal, scarcely two decades ago. I was like a kid in a candy store. Still, I’ve only had a couple of heart-stopping moments in those 20 years in which everything has changed.
Publicity stunt or deeply held conviction? Brian White, the once oft-quoted technology stock commentator who moved to Topeka Capital from Ticonderoga, is stoking fiery debate with his declaration of a $1,001 target price for Apple’s stock.
from Paul Smalera:
Over the last few years, thanks to the global economic crisis – encapsulating everything from the 2008 housing crash to today’s ongoing euro zone sovereign-debt debacle – much ink has been spilled about the reshaping of the world’s economy, especially about the domestic job market.