John Paczkowski

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What is fail? What does a person have to do to deserve this treatment? It has no formal definition, but loosely, a fail is some bit of negligence, misunderstanding, unwillingness to read documentation, or just plain unforgivable stupidity that leads to a problem. Fail is amplified by the magnitude of the problem and the ease with which the error could have been detected.”

Persai co-founder and former Uncov blogger Ted Dziuba explains the Grand Unified Theory of FAIL.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik