Monthly Archives: August 2010

Fast Mover Advantage?

I just finished reading the book “The Accidental Billionaires” by Ben Mezrich. The book provides great stories into the lives of the “founding fathers” of probably the most successful website on the Internet today – Facebook – although it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Don’t tell me your TV supports Twitter

Last night I caught a Best Buy ad on AMC about Samsung’s smart/social/internet TV.  It reminded me of the Telus/Rogers/Bell BlackBerry ads a couple of years ago marketing Twitter and Facebook as features of their smartphones. They’re still doing it … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s culture vs. Google’s culture

Two interesting articles I have read in the past week had to do with Yahoo’s “hacker-centric” culture – or lack of. Two different views, one from Paul Graham’s “What happened to Yahoo” post and the second from Ryan Grove’s “What’s … Continue reading

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Daily Digest

Last night I came across this sweet web app called paper.ly that generates a newspaper of your Twitter feed daily. It comes with a pretty basic embed that displays a table of contents for your own personalized news paper that you … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley: When ideas have sex

Just came across this fascinating video on TED. Needless to say that when technological ideas have sex we can end up with the Twitters, Facebooks, iPads, iPods, iPhones, etc. etc. Enjoy. At TEDGlobal 2010, author Matt Ridley shows how, throughout … Continue reading

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Stay on your toes, think proactively

I was coming back home today and while in the elevator the lady that just got on forgot to press her floor’s button. She realized a little too late as we passed the 15th floor; her floor. She then press … Continue reading

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