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Thank you to everyone who contributed to my online Salvation Army Red Kettle. Thanks to your generosity we raised $660 to help the Salvation Army mission.
Today I needed to run a quick errand and ended up having one of those moments that makes you wonder about people in a WTF kind of way. One of the managers that works for my wife is based in China and he loves good coffee but good locally roasted whole bean coffee is not [...]
This quote in an article about Zynga blocking sales of stock through secondary markets caught my attention: As we have been consistently reporting on SecondShares, we believe we are now witnessing the emergence of a more liquid marketplace akin to how markets like the high yield market got started in earnest in the early 1990’s, [...]
Sony’s PS3… what can anyone say at this point? Inspired by the aggressive ad campaign that they have been running and the fact that I haven’t written anything about this train wreck in quite a while, I decided to check up on game console statistics. Not. A. Pretty. Picture. For. Sony. In March 0f this [...]
Every year the Salvation Army helps countless individuals and families by providing shelter, food, clothing, and all with a caring smile. This year the economy and weather and creating need that far surpasses years past and this year I have once again established an online Red Kettle and a goal of raising $1,000 for the [...]
I realized something recently that in all my years had thus far escaped my attention and it is direct commentary on the distinction between large and small company culture. A common belief is that small companies (startups in the Valley vernacular) are nimble because they can’t afford to waste time. This is quite true but [...]
Mobile wireless devices are increasingly moving from simply consuming bandwidth to providing it. How does the future of wireless look when we all have the ability to carry a mobile network connection point in our pocket.
Gawker Media exposes the futility of user registration
Once in a while I read an article that is so absurd on its face that I wonder if the writer has penned it purely as satire or as a honey pot for trolls. Today was such a day when I read a piece in Slate by Timothy Noah that argued that the Federal government [...]
Plans and pricing changes at Get Satisfaction as part of a continual effort to optimize the goto market strategy for web based selling.