• Instant love for Android Instagram…

    April 9, 2012 Jake DiMare

    I finally got the opportunity to download Instagram for Android over the weekend and I have to say…I haven’t fallen more deeply in love with a mobile application since I discovered Space Cat for Android. The Instagram roll-out has been flawless, the integration tight, and the functionality leaves me with absolutely no questions about why…

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  • Are we a connectome?

    May 16, 2011 Jake DiMare

    Sebastian Seung, MIT professor of Neuroscience, coined the phrase ‘I am my connectome‘ during his recent TED appearance. A branch of Neuroscience experiencing a surge of interest and funding, Connectomics is the process of mapping all of the neuronal connections within a complete nervous system. Something occurred to me tonight which, in my humble opinion,…

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  • Reaction to the iPad

    January 28, 2010 Jake DiMare

    iPad announcement +18 hours and I have had a chance to read more detailed technical specifications and think this through. I am excited about the idea of a tablet computer and I think Apple has, as always, done a beautiful job with the hardware. Their device is a work of art and breaks new ground…

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  • Cellphone Carriers: Are you getting the best deal?

    January 19, 2010 Jake DiMare

    After ten years with Verizon in 2004 they asked me to change my cell phone plan. Unfortunately the sales person forgot to mention that, given my cell phone usage, the new plan was going to cost me an extra $500.00 a month. When I got my first bill after the change I gave them a…

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  • Modern Technology vs. Natural Disasters

    January 15, 2010 Jake DiMare

    Over the years I have occasionally been taken hostage at a cocktail party or backyard barbecue by some Luddite who, upon hearing what my career, goals, dreams and aspirations is centered around, will launch into a diatribe about the problems technology creates. Pretty close to the top of their list of concerns is the weakness…

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  • Flash 10.1 for mobile…

    January 14, 2010 Jake DiMare

    There’s growing excitement within the developer community about the coming integration of Flash player 10.1. Being developed specifically for mobile devices, 10.1 is slowly being released on a variety of supported devices (mostly in Japan, of course).  I was recently asked if I thought Flash 10.1 would be an App Store killer. I’m not sure…

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