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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The technology inside the Google self-driving cars   —  You've probably heard that Google has these cool cars that can drive themselves.  Above is a video of one of them driving down Freeway 280 that I shot almost a year ago (I had no idea I was driving next to a car that was capable of driving itself.
Nov 15, 2010, 1:35 AMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Why Google can't build Instagram   —  Tonight I was talking with an exec at Google and I brought up the success of Instagr.am (they've gotten more than 500,000 downloads in just a few weeks) and asked him “why can't Google do that?”  I knew some of the answers.
Nov 12, 2010, 10:55 AMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
What Silicon Valley should learn from Windows Phone 7 app developers (First looks at Zagat and Loopt's apps!)   —  So, if you haven't heard about Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 yet, you are either living under a rock or Amish or something like that.  Microsoft is spending a billion in advertising the new system.
Nov 8, 2010, 1:55 AMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Does RockMelt (a new social browser coming tomorrow) have the right startup philosophy?   —  CEO Eric Vishria and CTO Tim Howes of RockMelt invited me over on Friday to see a new browser.  Who is behind this?  Marc Andreessen.  The guy who started Netscape.  He, and a bunch of other interesting people are investors in this company.
Nov 7, 2010, 10:45 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Great interview: candid, disruptive Mark Zuckerberg   —  While at Facebook a group of us got called aside for a private interview with Mark Zuckerberg.  In the interview was MG Siegler and Jason Kincaid of Techcrunch and David Gelles of the Financial Times.  From Facebook was Erick Tseng, head of mobile.
Nov 3, 2010, 6:25 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Test your website before you build it!  (First look at Zurb's Verify)   —  Eric Ries once told me a story of something he screwed up.  He told me he built a website, which took six months of his life, and no one ever visited it.  Taught him a valuable lesson: test your ideas to see if anyone …
Nov 2, 2010, 8:10 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Starbucks CIO shows why next version of Windows is “risky business” for Microsoft   —  Starbucks CIO, Stephen Gillett, and I had breakfast on Wednesday.  He showed me Starbucks new Digital Network, which will pop up on the screen if you sign in on wifi at any of Starbucks US stores. 30 million people a month do that.
Oct 23, 2010, 12:05 AMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
On eve of Windows Phone 7 launch: all hat and no cattle?   —  I've played with Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.  I've read all the reviews.  I've talked with Microsoft's head of PR.  Starting tomorrow morning you will hear more about this new OS and OEM'd product line like nothing since Xbox.
Oct 10, 2010, 10:55 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Why do technology research?  Is Google's car going to lead anywhere?   —  By now you know Google is doing research into making cars drive by themselves.  This continues research done earlier at Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, and other places.  If you really want to see innovation …
Oct 10, 2010, 3:20 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Facebook does better than Twitter lists (they don't enforce a power law)   —  I've already built a half-dozen groups on my Facebook profile (groups is a new feature that Facebook announced this morning).  In my experience they are Twitter lists done right.  —  Twitter lists always had a lot of promise.
Oct 6, 2010, 6:35 PMIn context

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