September 27, 2013 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Amazon’s Mayday Sets A New Customer Service Standard

One of the coolest things to come out of Amazon in a long time is not a new set of Kindle Fire tablets, although those are cool, its just upping the hardware specs and lowering the price, which if you ask me is not very innovative. Kind of how I feel about the iPhone 5S & C. What’s really cool… Read more →

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September 25, 2013 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Reader Comments Rock?!

I don’t know about you but a lot of times I find that I get more insight from the comments people leave on a blog post than I do from the original article itself. Case in point: I was looking at a blog post a coder did on setting up an S3 instance as a drive on an Ubuntu box… Read more →

September 23, 2013 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Facebook: The Good, Bad & Ugly

As one of the 5 sites most people use to experience the internet, Facebook has really strayed from its original purpose. Now, I’m all for a company making money, as a miniscule shareholder I applaud that, but on the flip side, it’s made using Facebook, at least for me, pretty excruciating. The Bad : The News Feed I have 402… Read more →

September 20, 2013 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Google Vs. Death

This is great – I’ve always been very interested in life extension – I heard Aubrey deGrey speak once on how we actually get to immortality and I thought that it was a fantastic concept and totally doable, as long as we can get push the envelope on medicine in all ways. His thesis is that is we can extend… Read more →

September 19, 2013 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Too Rapid Gadget Cycles Can Be A Bit…Annoying

I broke down and bought a Kindle Paperwhite for just reading about 6 months ago and I found out today that a new Paperwhite is on the horizon, of course had I known that there would be a upgrade within a few months then I may have waited, opting to read stuff on my iPad or Galaxy S4 in the… Read more →

September 5, 2013 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Thoughts On The New Yahoo! Logo

Back when I used to work at Yahoo!, we used to have all hands meetings on a regular basis – we’d all pile into the huge cafeteria on campus and there’d usually be all sorts of goodies – one time when Krispy Kreme first came to the Bay Area, we had boxes and boxes of sweet deliciousness delivered, other times… Read more →