Carnival of the Mobilists, Uplinq

How suiting, am getting settled in San Diego for the Uplinq conference and one of the first messages that I received after getting my mobile back up and running was a note for this week’s Carnival of the Mobilists at MSearchgroove.
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Memory Management

Back when I initially got into the mobile computing area called PDAs, there wasn’t much of a thing called “memory management.” Sure, there were applications that were big and small, but for the most part, you didn’t have to think about it. You installed, it ran, you deleted the app if you didn’t need or like it, you moved on.
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The Definition of Insanity

I have heard it said many times that the definition of insanity is doing something over and over again, and expecting the same results. So, why do we in the US continue to subject ourselves to the current wireless (educational, governmental, and a few hundred other areas) environment, wishing that one day it will turn into something that works completely for the advantage of consumers?

I think I’ve had enough. And I have a good friend Tomi Ahonen to thank for this.

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Misunderstood Tracks of Generational Technology

Am sitting at one of my favorite coffee shops, reading on the iPad while listening to music via Mobbler on my N97 and I can ever so slightly overhear an older group of people talking behind me. Of note, I keep hearing them remark about computing, my behavior in respect to using an iPad on a glass table (one of those neat UI moments), and the overall change of media to passing through a computer.
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A Business Card in Multiple Dimensions

I have to admit that I’m not all that much a fan of business cards, nor the behaviors around them. You give someone a slip of paper, and the expectation is that the moment of putting that paper in their hand will give them initiative to reach back out to you. Then, there’s that matter of putting that information into some address book (paper, roll, or digital) – which is always a messy affair.
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