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Double your productivity! Hype that damages technologists' reputations

My Mom, like moms everywhere, once told me that if you couldn't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. But where's the fun in that? Occasionally something so egregious happens that it must be addressed. I'm talking, of course, about the latest advertisement for Sharp products. What's...

My-oh, it's BIO! Where sales hype and science collide

Chicago The global biotechnology industry will face many serious issues over the next year, ranging from ethical and regulatory fights to the rigors of engineering better biofuels and bioproducts. But few of those challenges will compare with what immediately confronts the 20,000 convention vi...

Web 2.0 will test your hype (and Star Wars) IQ

Whether or not we admit it, most people even tangentially involved in the technology business are worried that Web 2.0 is another economic bubble, they are simultaneously distressed that they'll miss out on the boom, and they are concerned that the whole thing could blow up at any time. For th...

Separating hope from hype in stem-cell research

Madison, Wis . - Opponents of human embryonic stem-cell research are fond of saying it has yet to produce any cures. That's like asking a fourth-grader why he doesn't have a job, given that it's been only nine years since University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist James Thomson figured out how ...

Researchers say scientific reporting needs more perspective, less hype

Fitchburg - A scientist who was involved in the cloning of Dolly the sheep said Thursday there often is a lack of perspective in media coverage of embryonic stem cell research, which could be raising the publics expectations that medical breakthroughs are just around the corner when they are at l...

Broadband blues: Don't fall for Lightspeed hype

Strip back all the hype, all the emotional arguments, and all the IP-driven features, and what broadband speeds are you really getting? In the great race for global competitiveness, economic development equals broadband connectivity and broadband connectivity equals jobs. The fuel for broadban...

Prof. Mario Tredici Shared Views on Algae Projects with Algae Business Players at Algae World!

...o cost-effective bioethanol, biodiesel and other bioenergy production continues behind the scenes. The change reflects a shift from the Algae Biofuels hype to sustainable business models. The rapidly evolving Algae business will take center stage at the upcoming 2nd Algae World Asia conference, schedu...

World Nanomedicine Market to Cross $160 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

...s of nanoparticles that provide novel and improved advantages, introduction of novel products, healthy rise in funding across the globe, and increased hype around nanotechnology. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2009 -- Nanomedicine represents a principal domain of nanotechnology t...

New Brain Fitness Survey Reinforces Importance of Brain Awareness Week

... sustainable manner, helping consumers and professionals separate hope from hype and make informed decisions". Robin Klaus, Chairman of Club O...Navigating Claims (21%) -   "How to separate marketing hype from stuff that really works?" -   "The lack of s...

Repair Stem Cell Institute Weighs in on Reversal of Embryonic Stem Cell Policy

... Sixth, economics: there is no way anyone can make money from the disaster known as embryonics. Just ask those who tried to cash in on the Geron hype a few weeks ago." If a loved one suffers from something "incurable," check out our list of highly-honored doctors and the 100+ dise...

Commentary: Is our Biosphere too cheesy?

...Phoenix vacationing with the family for spring break, content to play a few rounds of golf and see a ballgame, when I was confronted with a barrage of hype over Arizonas biotech efforts. While I managed to accomplish my vacation objectives, I could not escape the buzz over Arizonas efforts to invest in te...

Sales Strategies for the High-Tech Entrepreneur

...ct offerings. For example, one of her prior employers had a very satisfied user base with many customers as references. Her competitors had marketing hype and VC money behind them, but hardly any references. In their sales cycle, Burund said she encouraged prospective customers to ask for and call refer...

The Calm Before the Storm: Hot New Firms and Technologies

..., fuel cells use a chemical reaction to generate electricity by combining oxygen with a hydrogen-based fuel, such as methanol. We've heard a lot of hype about fuel cells in recent years. Toshiba is working on so-called Smart Fuel Cells. The auto industry is experimenting with fuel-cell-driven engines. ...

Why Google Matters

...founders that accompanied the filings to the SEC. This document stands out as an exemplar of honest and clear language when compared to the delusional hype of many IPO filings and the cryptic financial reports that emanate quarterly from one too many corporate executive suites. It reflects several unusual...

Readers respond - Imagining the possibilities

...ed that while wireless communications were about to get dramatically better, data services for mobile phones were still rather uninspired. For all the hype around mobile data services, we were pretty much wallowing in news, sports, and weather - the fare that was easier and cheaper to receive on the car r...

UW stem cell guru outlines scientific and political future

...ersity of Wisconsin anatomy professor James Thomson attempted to separate hype from reality on Friday in the controversial field of stem cell research, wh...rug reactions at an earlier stage for a larger population, he said. Media hype Recent media attention in the political arena has centered around the pot...

Want to squeeze U.S. pharmaceutical companies? Be careful what you ask for

...gh drug actually researched, tested and manufactured in Canada or anywhere outside the United States? The answer should tell you why anti-drug company hype is dangerous to your health, and the health of your family. ...

Presidential candidates stretch necks and facts

...ms made by Republican George W. Bush and Democrat John Kerry. With the help of independent fact-checking groups, here's one attempt to cut through the hype and the clutter surrounding a few major issues: On jobs and the economy : Kerry says 1.6 million jobs have been lost during the Bush presidency. T...

Stem-cell support from Schwarzenegger could shake Wisconsin leadership

...cells, allowing them to be modified for experimentation. Thomson was later given tenure. Read about James Thomsons recent talk on potential and hype in stem-cell research However, historical success may not be as enticing to a researcher as the potential to receive full funding, and this is wh...

Wisconsin governor calls for $750 million investment in life sciences

... even expressed embarrassment that they receive so much media coverage compared to other areas of research. Read about Thomsons speech separating hype over stem cells from reality. Doyle cited the work of Jeffrey Johnson , a UW-Madison professor in pharmaceutical sciences, who published a paper t...

The black hole of corporate branding

...l logo-design and a solid name. Mass promotion at any cost was a must. The creation of frenzy was the rule and watching the consumers drool during the hype was the norm. It really worked. Leaving the coercing age Later, when the dilution factor kicked in and thousands of new copy-cat brand names flood...

More of the same changes in 2005

... continue to pick up steam and in 2005. The cost allure of offshore outsourcing will remain too hard to resist for many companies. And the unrelenting hype machines of vendors, consultants and venture capitalists will ensure that outsourcing is front in center in the minds of top executives here in the U....

Creating a public service for multimedia content

... Founded amid the clamor and managing to duck the hype of peer-to-peer networking, Mike Homer's Kontiki has evolved into a rich media delivery platform based on a "grid network" to accelerate the delivery...

Thomson gives a blueprint of UW's stem cell research

... "real-life Superman." Thomson had no desire to be looked at as a Superman during his speech, however. Rather, he wanted to cut through some of the hype around his discoveries and get into what was actually possible with the technology. Stem cells do possess terrific potential, Thomson said, as they...

Old bell system merging back together, but it's not the same

... are supposed to be opponents, they know that keeping the selection low at the last mile ensures big profits for everyone at the dance. For all the hype generated by pending municipal endeavors, city Wi-Fi projects and the shrill cries from catalysts for change in the telecom network industries, I stil...

Are speedometers for high-speed Internet service a new must-have?

...ey bought. Network speed indicators While a "Netometer" sounds so basic, it seems as though we are taking for granted the claims and marketing hype from our carriers. With all these "next-generation services," are they really delivering what they promise? How can you tell? Maybe we should have ...

Notion of bandwidth spedometers for DSL, cable sparks controversy

...ment would increase the visibility of that line a little. 'Read the contract, watch out for Carlini' As one writer pointed out: Yes, they hype the connection [speed], but the fine print says up to a certain speed. Note the phrase "up to". In ideal conditions, you can get up to [the advertised...

How should we define Web 2.0?

...s starting to mean "Here we go again." There is an emerging fear that a new hype cycle is heating up a market beyond its natural value. In support of that v...inition (although I tend to circulate with the crowd that worries about the hype factor), I want to hear yours. I suspect your ideas and definitions will be...

Thomson lends perspective to stem cell expectations

... early period in human embryonic stem cell discovery, they might regret the hype surrounding this controversial research, but they won't be able to accuse t...W graduate and the chairman and former CEO of Cisco Systems . Stem cell hype is coming from a variety of sources, and it's creating expectations of near...

Is Beta the new Vapor?

...wart's list went a long way toward curbing the practice of pre-announcing software in order to stall the market and gain competitive advantage through hype rather than substance. I was thinking about the Vapor List last week as I talked with one-half dozen or so DEMO hopefuls who need (want?) to "beta ...

Bold prediction: Web 2.0 goes away in 2007

...nique to deliver engaging, interactive, Web-based applications, but Web 2.0 hype will fade. It will fade as we realize that what we are calling Web 2.0 toda...ecent articles by Chris Shipley Chris Shipley: Web 2.0 will test your hype (and Star Wars) IQ Chris Shipley: Presto! A 94-year-old woman goes on...

Reader predictions would make 2007 quite a year

...ase). Recent articles by Chris Shipley Chris Shipley: Bold prediction: Web 2.0 goes away in 2007 Chris Shipley: Web 2.0 will test your hype (and Star Wars) IQ Chris Shipley: Presto! A 94-year-old woman goes online Chris Shipley: The blogosphere as an echo chamber Chris Sh...

More enterprise software predictions for 2007

...r predictions would make 2007 quite a year Chris Shipley: Bold prediction: Web 2.0 goes away in 2007 Chris Shipley: Web 2.0 will test your hype (and Star Wars) IQ Chris Shipley: Presto! A 94-year-old woman goes online Chris Shipley: The blogosphere as an echo chamber Chris Shi...

Age of empowered individuals: People power behind robust computing

...r predictions would make 2007 quite a year Chris Shipley: Bold prediction: Web 2.0 goes away in 2007 Chris Shipley: Web 2.0 will test your hype (and Star Wars) IQ Chris Shipley: Presto! A 94-year-old woman goes online Chris Shipley is the executive producer of NetworkWorld's DEMO Co...

Data centers: Buyers beware of over-hyped facilities

...t you better make sure you do some due diligence before selecting a third-party and turning over your mission critical applications. There is a lot of hype out there with claims of reliability and redundancy without real resources. As more corporate organizations look for outsourced facilities, they be...

High tech in the U.K. Do the Brits forgo Web 2.0?

...r predictions would make 2007 quite a year Chris Shipley: Bold prediction: Web 2.0 goes away in 2007 Chris Shipley: Web 2.0 will test your hype (and Star Wars) IQ Chris Shipley is the executive producer of NetworkWorld's DEMO Conferences, Editor of DEMO Letter, and a technology industry a...

Call centers and customer service: The good, the bad, and the clueless

...ales, and build a loyalty base that generates a solid revenue stream from their call center efforts. There are others that somehow fall short of their hype and advertising. We should spotlight the good, the bad, and the clueless. There are two that I have used over the years that have their call center...

Shades of gray: Business impacts of an aging workforce

... Up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's super hype - able to leap tall buildings of apathy and denial in a single bound. Indeed, lately the media has been saturated with stories about the coming skills...

Personalized medicine and technology convergence

...t medical technology convergence is an exploding sector that's critical today and to the future as compared to about 18.5 percent who said that it was hype that doesn't mean much in today's society. Just over seven percent had never heard of it. Because over 80 percent of you feel that medical technolo...

No network infrastructure, no Olympics, no nothing

...estment that can provide great results if implemented correctly. Initial hype that Wi-Fi was a cheap way to go is getting replaced by excuses when networ...to protect Touchtone in the era of the iPhone. CARLINI-ISM: Slogans and hype are no substitute for real network infrastructure. Recent articles by J...
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