Who remembers the computer on a watch? No, not the iWatch, which Apple is marketing that will probably bomb, but the terrible little Texas Instruments or IBM computer in a wristwatch that was popular with nerds, geeks, dorks and all the doughy math freaks of the 80s. Not ringing a bell?
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Steve Jobs takes a leave from AppleSteve Jobs has once again rocked the tech world, albeit this time with his announcement that he is taking another medical leave of absence.
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The Adolescents on the 2007 Warped TourFor 30 years, seminal Orange County punk band the Adolescents has unleashed anthemic teen angst, since mutated into wise adult aggravation, in intermittent bursts. Sure, members come and go at revol ... More >>
There's an accident "in the clearing stage" somewhereâ€‹When IBM puts out a survey that features bar graphs and big circles somehow illustrating results, you can rest assured it is beyond reproach.So know this, Houston: Among 20 top international cities, your "traffic pain" is about as low as ... More >>
Courtesy IBMThat's a lot of time waiting for the doors to openâ€‹Houstonians, you spend one hell of a lot of time in elevators.So says IBM, which has conducted a study of "smart buildings" that included (somehow) an assessment of how much time workers spent "stuck in elevators."Houston, in the past ... More >>
If productivity alone conferred greatness, then flinty rock scribbler Dave Thompson would be the Trollope of pop-culture quick reads. I Hate New Music is the latest of over 100 titles this insta-book wizard has blinked into being. And dig the intro penned by the legendary Richard Meltzer, the Big Ba ... More >>
Saad Mahmoud is a Rice engineering grad. Instead of fielding $60,000-a-year job offers, he's been trading manual-labor skills for rent-free living -- while waiting out one of the worst job markets in two decades.
Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.