David Ignatius Missing a Big Part of Innovation Funding

In the Washington Post today, David Ignatius writes a piece titled The Ideas Engine Needs a Tuneup on the mismatch between risk taking technologists and the risk fearing federal government.  The thesis of the article is that the federal government is no longer making risky investments such as the one’s that DARPA used to make in the… Read more David Ignatius Missing a Big Part of Innovation Funding

Silverlight and Apollo: AJAX Killers?

Microsoft just announced the Silverlight platform for deploying web applications. TechCrunch has a great summary of the announcement.  Earlier this week, Adobe announced the Flex platform will be open sourced.  This is on top of the speculation of the impact of their Apollo platform.  Both of these platforms provide developers with new and interesting ways… Read more Silverlight and Apollo: AJAX Killers?