Michael Smith

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How To Survive SXSW

Nothing can inspire such a volatile cocktail of dread and excitement in an otherwise technology-loving human quite like South By Southwest.<p>South By Southwest Interactive—“SXSWi” to acronym-loving geeks—is tech’s premier celebration of itself. It takes place annually in a very much transformed …

Disruption of TV and the Future of "Online" Video

#sxsw #DisruptTV<p>A viewing revolution is afoot and video has hit the ground running. Nearly everyone is streaming and now a shift in public sentiment …

Bitcoin backers not deterred by Mt. Gox collapse

As Mt. Gox smolders amid accusations that the Tokyo exchange somehow let nearly $400 million worth of bitcoins simply vanish into thin air, local bitcoin supporters Tuesday rallied behind the beleaguered virtual currency.<p>Bitcoin user Cole Albon of San Francisco said Mt. Gox's well-publicized …

Biting into Apple

PROGRAMMERS often engage in debates over pernickety details. One such is whether a conditional statement, "if this is true then…", should always have …

Samsung And PayPal Move Against Apple With Galaxy S5 Finger Swipe Payments

The usual complaint about Samsung’s smartphones is that they shamelessly copy Apple, but can’t quite surpass the iPhone. This despite the fact that the Galaxy S line consistently has specs that do indeed surpass their American counterparts. Apple fans then counter that it is the iOS software …