First Look at Smart Watches Now in the Marketplace

As Seen in The New York Times

As Seen in The New York Times

Clockwise from top left: The Cookoo, I’m Watch, Meta Watch, Casio G-Shock GB-6900, and Martian.

I remember when Eliot bought me a Rolex watch. That was many years ago. I wore that watch like a billboard pronouncing our success. Friends, family, and business contacts would often remark that I was one of only a few people who owned a Rolex. Almost immediately, I noticed that the watch didn’t keep accurate time, but who cared, it was really a piece of jewelry.

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Twitter Got These Stories First

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M Eileen Williams (@FeistySideFifty)
#jobsearch #jobhunt #boomers Become unstoppable! feistysideoffifty.com/2012/05/24/you…

Jane Gross (@TheNewOldAge)
For the Elderly, Lists of Tests to Avoid nyti.ms/15SNvsR

BoomertoBoomerOnline (@BoomertoBoomerO)
WATCH: Good Samaritans Help Ailing Elderly Man huff.to/13ogZ29 via (@huffpost50)

Whitney Hess (@whitneyhess)
Asses and assess is only separated by one s

New York Times Arts (@nytimesarts)
Dale Robertson, Actor, Dies at 89 nyti.ms/VP2foG

L.A. Times Past (@latimespast)
Elizabeth Taylor was born 81 years ago today. She shared beauty tips in this story published in @latimes 3/23/1952: pic.twitter.com/4bKQNP9pUQ

The Next Web (@TheNextWeb)
Sony sells its Tokyo office for $1.2 billion, but will remain there for the next 5 years tnw.to/i0cKT by @jonrussell

The Associated Press (@AP)
NYC Mayor Bloomberg donates $100 million to help Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation fight polio: apne.ws/13nsjfi – VW

Wall Street Journal (@WSJ)
LinkedIn is now worth more than $18 billion, up from $4 billion when it went public in May 2011. on.wsj.com/YAUoaS

Gizmodo (@Gizmodo)
An e-ink Android would only need charging once a week: gizmo.do/OO3aqbV

Guy Kawasaki (@GuyKawasaki)
Police can gather shocking amounts of info from your cell phone is.gd/wCXLYa

Jerusalem Post News (@Jerusalem_Post)
‘Joan Rivers must apologize for Holocaust comments’ bit.ly/141YKeU

Wall Street Journal (@WSJ)
What if you could glance at your watch to see if you want to take that call? @waltmossberg’s review: on.wsj.com/ZHwrWb

Lance Ulanoff (@LanceUlanoff)
73% of Teachers Use Cellphones for Classroom Activities mashable.com/2013/02/28/tea…

Dennis Crowley (@dens)
So long Barcelona! You were good to us this trip :) #mwc13 (at @aenaaeropuertos w/ 98 others) [pic]: 4sq.com/ZD227G

Perez Hilton Site up (@PerezHiltonsite)
Julianne Hough & Josh Duhamel Lead The Harlem Shake At Safe Haven Premiere! Watch HERE!: Admist the INSANE int… bit.ly/142p60i

HuffPost Media (@HuffPostMedia)
NBC faces more complete humiliation huff.to/13oqe2i

The Next Web (@TheNextWeb)
Airbnb’s Neighborhoods program expands with the addition 93 local guides in 4 new cities worldwide tnw.to/d0VvD by @thekenyeung

Road Comfort

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As I get older, I get more nervous when I’m driving our car. I don’t drive that often, so that is part of the problem. The other part is that I have some kind of perception problem where I sense that the car next to me is much closer than it actually is.

When Eliot is driving my condition gets worse. I spend half the trip covering my eyes, the other half squealing that the guy in the next car is going to rip my side off.

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Dear Todd, Here is my Apple vs. Yahoo Response to Your Earlier Post

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook

My friend Todd brought up an excellent point this morning after reading my post on Marissa Mayer’s order for all Yahoo employees to report to work.

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Hot News from Twitter

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Google and Samsung: Is the honeymoon over? bit.ly/ZGy8mO

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I Am So Sick of Seeing So-Called Young Leaders Under 40 Honored

young and oldHere we go again. I just got another mailing from a tech magazine announcing that they are searching for the best young talent in the consumer electronics industry. They are asking for help searching for leaders under 40-years-old from all corners of the CE business: retail, distribution, buying groups, manufacturing, and technology developers. Continue reading

Training Our Older Brains

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Every once in a while I test my memory to make sure I am still all there. Then Eliot insists that he tells me something one minute and, five minutes later, I ask him the same thing again. Personally, I don’t think I am listening to him, but he thinks I am losing it.

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You Can’t Have Interactions and Experiences with Co-Workers from Home

Under One Roof

Under One Roof

In one of the biggest decision reversals in the digital world, Marissa Mayer, new CEO of Yahoo, decisively told her employees over the weekend that all remote employees better start checking in on a full-time basis at company headquarters by June. “You have to have interactions and experiences with co-workers, and that can only happen at the Yahoo offices.” This statement is so “yesterday” that I just can’t imagine that they stick to this plan. There is probably a major revolution brewing within the walls of Yahoo. Continue reading

How Google Got Its Name

Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer

In case you didn’t know it, the new CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, was one of the first people to work at Google when it was first established. Mayer started an uproar last Friday when she told all of the Yahoo employees they now have to work on site at the company headquarters, no longer with home privileges: No excuses! If you can’t work from the Yahoo office, then please quit and go away.

Mayer has been on the job for less than six months. Read all about why she wants all Yahoo employees under one roof in the next post. Meanwhile, watch this video by clicking here to find out why Google is called Google and how difficult was it for her to be a woman in tech at the very beginninng of this fascinating company. Martha Stewart asks the questions.