Oblique Strategies by Brian Eno

Oct 14, 2008 | Tech News

Oblique Strategies by Brian Eno

  WHAT IS IT? Brian Eno, the widely acknowledged Father of Ambient Music, is a bit of a polymath. Besides his many musical accomplishment, Eno is also an installation artist, newspaper columnist, and a thinker of the creative process. I particularly like his Oblique Strategies, a series of inspirational advices… Read More 

Killer Stress and Relaxation Innovations

Oct 13, 2008 | Tech News

Killer Stress and Relaxation Innovations

  WHAT IS IT ? Boing Boing posted an interesting link to the PBS documentary, ‘Stress, Portrait of a Killer’ that I apparently missed (torrent here) from Stanford researcher Prof. Robert Sapolsky. The video below gives a good overview of Sapolskys thinking, but essentially he suggests that most social animals… Read More 

Fishing for insights in the Political Stream

Oct 13, 2008 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Fishing for insights in the Political Stream

  WHAT IS IT ? Political Streams was a project that was near and dear to my heart during my time at Microsoft Live Labs. The brainchild of the very talented and forward thinking social media scientist, Matthew Hurst. Political Streams provides a view into the ever changing political landscape… Read More 

Product Planning for Smarties

Oct 12, 2008 | Mobile & Web

Product Planning for Smarties

WHAT IS IT ? The first step that I typically take after having an idea for a new web product is to pace around in front of a whiteboard and start to draw out the overall system, the entities involved and how data will flow between them. Once you have… Read More 

Neal Stephenson the technologists author

Oct 11, 2008 | Virtual Reality

Neal Stephenson the technologists author

  WHAT IS IT ? Neal Stephenson is a Seattle based author who is a hero and inspiration to many in the technology industry. His work typically blends science, mathematics, history, and systems theory into beautifully detailed novels which whilst often intimidating in size leave the reader with a profound… Read More 

Duhhhh….It’s called Bakugan…

Oct 10, 2008 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Duhhhh….It’s called Bakugan…

WHAT IS IT ? I stopped playing with my marbles many years ago but if you want to be the cool parent, uncle or aunt this holiday period it sounds like you’re going to have to revisit those yesteryear days. The latest hot fad from Japan has made it to… Read More 

A Journey Begins

Sep 14, 2008 | Press

A Journey Begins

….One small blog post from a co-founder, one giant first leap on this exciting journey…. I’m William Lai, Co-Founder of 8ninths. Together with my good friend and trusted partner, Adam Sheppard, we are setting out to explore the breadth and depths of the web technology space. Like Adam, I am… Read More 

A new chapter

Sep 12, 2008 | Press

A new chapter

Well here we are, the first post on 8ninths! Hello, my name is Adam Sheppard, Co-Founder of 8ninths, a new internet research & development laboratory headquartered in Seattle, WA. For the last 12 years I’ve worked on a myriad of products and services at Microsoft, primarily in the online space…. Read More 

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