Articles By Gail Balfour

High-tech could use more romance

High-tech could use more romance

This will probably seem quaint and a little strange (and perhaps even the tiniest bit silly) in this world of...

June 14th, 2001 Gail Balfour
Sun shines on smart Web services

Sun shines on smart Web services

Web services are the new buzzwords in today's Internet economy. The Web is a vast space and companies are now...

May 31st, 2001 Gail Balfour
Inaccessibility has its advantages

Inaccessibility has its advantages

I was attending a funeral recently, when, in the middle of the eulogy, the solemn event was rudely interrupted with...

May 31st, 2001 Gail Balfour
Microsoft is taking drivers for test drives

Microsoft is taking drivers for test drives

Brian Valentine recently played up his likeness to the late comedian John Belushi to creatively illustrate why this industry is...

May 17th, 2001 Gail Balfour
URLs, URLs everywhere: They

URLs, URLs everywhere: They

The Internet has become so over-hyped that even my 80-year-old father has grown tired of hearing about it.He's sitting in...

May 17th, 2001 Gail Balfour
Turning on to technology

Turning on to technology

Robert Ford didn't always want to work in information technology. In fact the English literature graduate fell into the role...

May 3rd, 2001 Gail Balfour
HP drives intersection of services

HP drives intersection of services

In the new world of mobile commerce, services are the most important element to customers - not the underlying technology...

May 3rd, 2001 Gail Balfour
New PCs: think ink

New PCs: think ink

Microsoft Corp. envisions a mobile computer that will boldly go where no PC has ever gone before - at least...

April 19th, 2001 Gail Balfour
HP wants to be at the intersection of services

HP wants to be at the intersection of services

In the new world of mobile commerce, services are the most important element to customers - not the underlying technology...

April 19th, 2001 Gail Balfour
Olympic games for the tech set

Olympic games for the tech set

Five uninterrupted hours spent coding in front a computer can be gruelling at the best of times. Now try doing...

April 5th, 2001 Gail Balfour