Jeff Nolan's take on innovation, entrepreneurship, tech and stuff that interests me
Don’t laugh because some geek who works at one of the networks has surely thought this would be a great idea. New Live Poll Allows Pundits To Pander To Viewers In Real Time
This quote from Jon Banner, executive producer of ABC Nightly News, is one of those truths that are said innocently enough without the speaker realizing how much they are saying about why the news business is in the trouble that it is in. If you only have 22 minutes to inform and educate your viewers, [...]
The Federal government launched Apps.gov as a one stop clearinghouse for software as a service applications that the GSA makes available to government agencies. It’s a good idea and if coupled with good oversight and accountability should net the government (aka your money) significant savings through better utilization of services (minimize shelfware), and a streamlined [...]
Count me among the majority of people who believe that labor unions are ultimately destructive to the American economy. I have little doubt that environmental extortion being accused in this report is in fact happening and I would further speculate that Trades Council officials would not only admit to it off the record but do [...]
Here is a really good visualization of how the % numbers by themselves don’t tell the full unemployment story.
Could not have happened to a nicer bunch of folks… and this serves as a reminder that these companies operate at the behest of the public, not independent of, and the increasing public opposition to red light cameras can force them to change their illegitimate ways. The largest provider of red light camera and speed [...]
I am a big fan of Howard and Soren, what they have done with StockTwits is both visionary and massively disruptive to the well defended financial news industry. When Howard asked me if I wanted to alpha test their new Desktop application I jumped at the opportunity and when I opened the app for the [...]