UCCS Programs Ranked Among Best for Public Universities

Looks like UCCS, where I got my MBA, ranked pretty high this year in U.S. News & World Report. DENVER – The University of Colorado at Boulder remains among the nation’s top public universities for undergraduates—ranking 34th overall—and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is among the best public colleges in the West offering…

Browser Wars II — Chrome vs. IE7

Sounds like Google is seeing the IE 7 as a possible threat, or perhaps they see a potential market that has been under-served. Google Chrome is designed to make it easier and faster to browse the Web, by offering enhanced address-bar features and other elements that are very different from those on other browsers. The…

Great time to be an Indie Recording Artist

Ouch! These RIAA lawsuits against music listeners is just plain abuse of the legal system, and certainly poor public relations. Don’t get me wrong — I don’t condone downloading free music through bit-torrent (file sharing sites are blocked on my computer), but suing some poor guy for backing up his music on his computer is…

Web 2.0 positive or negative for information available on the internet?

Via email: In today’s Wall Street Journal “Reply All” section tech heavyweights David Weinberger, author of Everything Is Miscellaneous goes head to head with Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur in an intellectual fight for the ages. This battle, which took place through many grueling rounds of emails, debates whether Web 2.0…

Multitouch OS X video iPod coming?

I don’t usually follow Mac developments to closely, but this sounds like an interesting progress in regards to user interface. During a private meeting last month, Apple’s traditionally tight-lipped chief executive Steve Jobs all but broke the silence onthe future of the video iPod. Speaking to employees at the Apple TownHall, he said a division…

Communication Technology Works Around Censors

This is my kind of news! The Washington Post has a story on how a community in China was able to use text-messaging and cell phones to get around government censors, and stand up against the construction of a giant chemical factory. This is what technology in communication does for the world — it enables…

David All: Modern world, ancient websites

Paul Blumenthal and David All had an Op-Ed on why Congress needs modern websites on The Hill newspaper this last Tuesday in the Open House Project Op-Ed series. They cover “the reasons why member Web sites are often just polished brochures, accessories to the actual functions of the office.” Technology and politics are rapidly intertwining…