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At the TiE event tonight the subject of Office Live came up briefly. It’s surprising to me that what Microsoft is doing with the Live products is getting as little attention, or appreciation, as it is. This is a fundamentally disruptive product upgrade that delivers a completely services based application suite with a new economic [...]
I spoke on a panel at the Web 2.0 event hosted by TiE tonight. All in all a really interesting couple of hours, as always it’s a great opportunity to sit next to Ross Mayfield, Charlene Li, and Jeff Clavier and talk about these things. On the drive back I had a couple of thoughts. [...]
“Sport was born clean and would remain so if it was about just competing for the fun of it, but the media and the public corrupt it because of the pressure they create,” the outspoken Miller told the Gazzetta dello Sport. Bode Miller is a fucking cry baby. You don’t hear Tiger Woods complaining about [...]
Dave has a really good post that should be required reading for anyone pitching a venture firm.
Silos, Politics and Turf Wars by Patrick Lencioni. I actually had an invitation to the launch party as well but couldn’t make it. Looks like an interesting read, and when I read the letter from the publisher that accompanied my copy I had to laugh at this paragraph: “… shows readers how to overcome the [...]
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Oracle acquired JBoss, according to an unnamed source, the deal closed Tuesday. Price was $485 million. I’d put this at 85% probability, it is a rumor at best. Technorati Tags: jboss, oracle
I am speaking at the TiE panel on web 2.0 in the enterprise tonight. This is a topic that I get really excited about, so it should be fun and I will report back tomorrow. What would you like to hear talked about?What companies do you find interesting in this space?What are the obstacles you [...]
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Too funny. Via the Corner. Tuscaloosa, AL — Riots broke out across the University of Alabama campus and the state itself today following reports that the M Zone’s Danish affiliate – Den M Distrikt – posted cartoons showing former University of Alabama football Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant wearing an Auburn hat and another showing him [...]
“Your abhorrent activities in China are a disgrace. I simply do not understand how your corporate leadership sleeps at night,” said Rep. Tom Lantos, the ranking Democrat on a House International Relations subcommittee on human rights. Lantos’ California district includes the high-tech empire of Silicon Valley. Rep. Lantos represents my district, and despite being a [...]