The Rule of Three and Four

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The rule of three and four was first put forth by Bruce Henderson, founder of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). This rule was first proposed in 1976, and is still valid today. The essence of the rule is as follows: Continue reading

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A Technical Overview of RIM’s BB10

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There are many reasons to be excited about RIM’s new smartphone offering set for release in Q1 of 2013. I’ve come across a great article written by Curtis Priest, Partner / President & CEO @ Pixelcarve. Below are his thoughts on why BB10 is a great operating system, and I definitely agree! Continue reading

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I’ve always been a Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers fan. Needless to say I was thrilled when LA signed Dwight Howard and Steve Nash this year. However, I was a little cautious as things didn’t work out for the Lakers the last time they signed a bunch of stars – a while back they signed Karl Malone and Gary Payton during the twilight of their careers to play with a young Kobe Bryant and Shaq. Continue reading

Energy Generating Sidewalk

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We all use energy in daily activities such as walking, typing, and opening doors. One Dutch company has designed a product to produce electricity from people walking. The idea is to put specialized modules on dancefloors, and they will convert the energy from people stomping on them into electricity. Continue reading

Natural Draft Solar Tower

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Today I would like to introduce you to what is known as a natural draft solar tower (not to be confused with a concentrated solar tower). This is a technology that will generate electricity using the power of the sun. The working principle behind this is actually pretty simple, and it has to do with how the density of air varies with temperature. Continue reading