Why iPads, Google Plus, and the Next Big Thing Escape Market Research

googleplus1The initial reaction to Google+ has been extremely positive.  Not even three weeks old, and it already has 10 million+ users - making it the fastest growing social network in history - beating even Facebook, Twitter and MySpace in terms of growth r

Watson’s Triumph in Jeopardy: A Loss for Humans, A Win For Humanity!

neural-networksLike millions of others, I watched  as  humanity's best players were  trounced on the  US TV quiz show Jeopardy! last night by a computer system named Watson built by IBM.    I was fascinated by Watson  - as  it rekindled my interest in Artif

Left Brain vs Right Brain: The Kindle vs the iPad

brainThe Apple iPad vs the Amazon Kindle debate rages on in the media and the blogosphere - with no end in sight.   The iPad fans proclaim that the Kindle is dead : it is no match for the rich, interactive, tactile interface of the iPad  - a superior, a