By now I imagine most of you have heard of the forthcoming Google Glass product. These are the eyeglasses which, when worn, allow a person to bark out commands and do things like take a picture or a video of what they are seeing, do a Google search, or help find their way around by way of Google maps. The ostensibly-spiffy thing about it is that the experience of issuing commands to a computer is executed by voice commands as opposed to a keyboard and the viewing is accomplished by what you are seeing projected in front of your eyeballs as opposed to staring at a monitor. (more…)
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
A Quick Thought And Perspective
Whether one agrees or not with the current policy of sending US ships into harms way, one thing should never be questioned; is the respect for the men and women that stand aboard those ships. Let alone their families which they leave behind, sometimes in a communications “black out” condition. (more…)
CRM’s Numbers: Non-GAAP Crap?
An All-Time High On Non-GAAP ‘Crap’?
It’s been a nice day so far for Salesforce.com (CRM) longs, with the stock up nearly 14% intraday to an all-time high, after the company beat Wall Street estimates on revenue, adjusted net income, and forward revenue guidance. But software entrepreneur David H. Hansson (@DHH on Twitter), an early critic of Groupon (GRPN), noted in a series of tweets the gap between CRM’s adjusted earnings numbers and what they would be according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP): (more…)