Amazon Silk: A Cloud-Supported Web Browser

Silk Browsing

Right after Amazon demonstrated their first tablet, Kindle Fire, they also revealed info on the web browser for the device. Amazon Silk is a cloud-supported browser that offloads most of the hardware processing off of the tablet and onto a server that’s faster than a gaming desktop on steroids.

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Name that Nerd

Everyone knows a nerd or two.  Do you know the top nerds in the world, and by top, I mean the people who took visionary nerdiness, elbow grease, and luck and translated it all into billion dollar companies?  Below, you will find 15 faces (nine singles, 3 doubles).  Most readers will be able to name 3 or 4.  Real techies can name 5-10.  If you can name more, you are a true guru.  All 15?  Well, there’s a special place for you. [Read more...]