What’s I’ve Read (a brief list) 062907

A brief list of things I’ve read lately… more summer reading lists to come…

Microsoft’s lessons from the desktop (CNET)

This is part three of a four-day series examining the state and future of Web security. Pete Boden wants people at Microsoft to think like criminals. That’s why the company held its first “Blue Hat” meeting in 2005…

HP VP Seeks Right Balance on Support Staffing (ComputerWorld)

Ann Livermore, executive vice president of Hewlett-Packard Co.’s technology solutions group, spoke with Computerworld this week about a range of issues, including concerns voiced by users and HP business partners about the performance of a customer servic

Data Robotics, Inc. Drobo – CNET

Drobo Reviews. Hard Drives Reviews by CNET.

Google Is Watching You (BusinessWeek)

Digital privacy advocate and secret smoker Kevin Bankston was outed on Google’s Street View. So, what else does the Internet know about us? by Catherine Holahan

Staying Paranoid At Toyota (BusinessWeek)

Fearful of “big-company disease,” the No. 1 carmaker keeps scrambling to retool itself. July 2, 2007

Children Of The Web (BusinessWeek)

THE FUTURE OF TECH — GLOBAL YOUTH Web Games That Cast A Wider Net How the second-generation Internet is spawning a global youth culture–and what business can do to cash in. JULY 2, 2007

Hack Attack: Turn your Windows Mobile phone into an iPhone – Lifehacker

If your clunky old Windows Mobile phone is just sitting around collecting iPhone jealousy dust, you can either scrounge together 500 leafy Sacagaweas, or you can customize your Windows Mobile phone to emulate several of the iPhone’s more interesting features…

Groklaw – Microsoft’s Windows Marketplace: “Ubuntu is perfect!” — Eek!

“Microsoft has a site for downloads of various software products, not just their own. It’s called Windows Marketplace. Yesterday, for a brief shining moment, you and 10,000 or so other people could and did download Ubuntu Linux from a link on that page —

Clayton Christensen’s Innovation Brain (BusinessWeek)

The landscape has changed in the 10 years since The Innovator’s Dilemma, but it’s still the seminal work on disruption. by Jena McGregor, June 15, 2007