Happy Holidays from the Lockharts!

Merry Christmas from the Lockharts!!!  Sorry, no time for a lengthy “family year in review” letter – a quick postcard-esque blog entry is all you get!  I submit to you our Christmas wishes in the form of some Christmas photos: Photo #1: Christmas Explosion 2010! …

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car vs. bike hit and run

District attorney seeks to bar Vail victim’s testimony in plea hearing – VeloNews Crazy story.  I can’t believe the lawyering and lack of personal responsibility on display here.  Driver hits cyclist, leaves scene, gets caught later.  And then proceeds to pursue a reprehensible strategy of denial rather …

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The ebook platform battle is heating up…

Amazon to demo Kindle for the Web on Tuesday – Computerworld. It, as they say, is most assuredly on.  On Monday Google launched their Google ebooks effort, a direct shot across the bow of Amazon who already has a commanding lead (and so far, a superior …

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Dawn of a New Day « Ray Ozzie

Dawn of a New Day « Ray Ozzie Excellent memo from one of the world’s most impressive technology visionaries: Ray Ozzie’s swan song as he prepares to leave Microsoft.  As an employee and a shareholder I’m sad to lose him, and in many ways I …

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What is this “DVD” you speak of?

Two interesting “media delivery” related developments this week coming out of the sleepy little town of Palo Alto: During their latest earnings report, Netflix (NFLX) announced they now serve most of their content via streaming, vs. DVD mailers.  More and more people are adopting the …

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Hannah and Cadence = Priceless Princesses

My wife got a great photo this morning of our daughter Cadence (on the right) enjoying some play time with her friend Hannah.  Who’s she? the 5 year old daughter of my wife’s best friend (Happy 5th Birthday Hannah!) one of the strongest personalities I’ve …

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Web 2.0 is dead(?!) Yawn.

Excellent post on TechCrunch today about the (alleged) end of the Web 2.0 era, and what the next phase of technological innovation might bring us.  I’m hopeful that the industry has had its fill of “fun but silly” entertainment products (I’m throwing Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, …

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