A Skyscraper So Tall Builders Can't Use Walkie-Talkies

If you want to build a skyscraper 2,275 feet tall, you will face engineering challenges comparable to those of the Space Shuttle just because its sheer size. One of them is communications. When the unbelievable Burj Dubai » 8/22/08 1:10pm 8/22/08 1:10pm started to get really high, the construction workers discovered one problem that seems obvious…

Microsoft Opens Up More Spots in Live Mesh Beta Preview

If you've been reading all about the Mobile Me rollout with scorn for its Apple-ness, Microsoft just opened up more preview slots for its Live Mesh service that similarly syncs files and info across all of your devices in the cloud (including Macs-later). While the service can be a bit hard to parse at times, its… » 7/17/08 4:25pm 7/17/08 4:25pm

Microsoft's Mesh Video and Screens: File Sync and Sharing Was Never So…

Microsoft's Mesh seems full of promise, even if you can't find a jargon free definition of it anywhere, even Microsoft: All your devices working together; Access from Anywhere, Simple to Share; Stay Informed; Protection You Know. Let's stick with the simple here and now: It's online file syncing, sharing, and storage… » 4/23/08 8:48pm 4/23/08 8:48pm