Watching the marketers

The Watchmen film isn’t out yet and debate online has already kicked off regarding the movie tie-in merchandise. Wired has got in on the act and you can find other points of view here. However one I item I thought was a nice touch was Nite Owl Coffee made by Veidt Industries. It is really […]

Google knows your mistakes

It used to be that you had to worry about data fragments in your word processor files giving away information relating to early drafts of press materials. Now online documents have a similar kind of problem with Google. I got a narrow escape when I worked at Yahoo!. We built a site that was supposed […]

Having a bad reputation is when….

banks, originally uploaded by renaissancechambara. Your industry takes down the global economy and becomes a plausible villain in a spy thriller. A classic example would be The International, a new film featuring Clive Owen as the leading man combating a supremely powerful bank involved in arms trading and murder. Like banks in real-life, the one […]

Oprah Time: Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks by Mark Buchanan

I met up with Tim Hoang earlier in January and he marked this book for my reading list. The book’s primary goal is explaining the Small World phenomenon as a modern network theory. Buchanan begins by explaining Stanley Milgram’s social network experiment of the sixties which revealed that there are rarely more than six steps […]

Links of the day

EETimes.com – Analysis: Japan’s electronics giants face inevitable breakup   Microsoft Chief Still Stuck on Yahoo – DealBook Blog – NYTimes.com Ballmer: Office 14 not this year | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com TWEAKBENCH – free VST plugins for windows. free VST instruments and free VST effects Ballmer on iPhone: Mr. Mojo Risin – Microsoft […]