With the Apple Watch coming out this Monday, it’s important to ask, “Why would anyone want this?” It’s a valid question. It’s a question I asked when people started sporting watches with calculators on them decades ago. And the answer then was the same as I believe the answer will be today: no one does….
Michael Hiltzik over at The Los Angeles Times reported this morning, Intuit Changed TurboTax This Year, Triggering an Enormous Customer Uproar. What they did was pretty bad. The base $59.99 TurboTax has always included the filing of schedules C (small business expenses), D (capital gains), E (suplemental income) and F (farm income). These are pretty…
People tell me that they don’t like the idea of self-driving cars. I mean, who is to say that they wouldn’t screw up? I understand the concern, but it is probably uncalled for. At one time, I was employed writing software to follow a given car from a video feed. It was a difficult problem….
Not that long ago, I found myself working at a high tech start-up. It was amazing. The company had been started by a brilliant if eccentric man who had new ideas every day. And I worked along side a hardware genius who could make just about anything work. I, of course, was doing the software….