Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
The Museum of E-Failure (thru netWert Ideapad) "Who mourns the e-dead? As a public service to the Internet, we’re going to let the Netslaves usership sample our growing collection of dead e-commerce sites that passed into oblivion so expensively back in that faraway year of 2000. We call this digital compast heap The Museum of [...]
Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble Plan Online Forays Into Video Sellthrough "No longer content to steamroll through the book-selling realm of cyberspace only, Amazon.com has ordained itself king of online music sales, and has indicated that video sellthrough is next." Isn’t it incredible that this article is only little more than two years old?
What a difference accents make Sometimes, American sites that drop accented characters from French words lead to amusing results. AMG All Music Guide transforms Uzeb’s "Baiser Sal
EU Proposal Would Promote On-line Anarchy "The proposal, known as the Rome II Green Paper, would govern non-contractual liability in disputes between an Internet marketer or publisher in one European country and a consumer or site user in another. Specifically, it would mandate that the liability laws from the consumer’s nation, not that of the [...]
What Genius Came Up With That? "Have you ever bought an item because you thought it was just what you were looking for? Did you get home or to the office and weren
Google’s Valentine Day Google, never shy of playing with its logo (for holidays and advanced searches), has cute small bears and hearts. Cheesy but fun! 02/26/02 update: one year later, we had cheesy cuty animals for the winter olympics, after holidays, summer olympics, July 4th, and aliens (?). 03/04/02 update: Google Programmer Creates Buzz. 03/07/02 [...]
I'm CEO of an online trade publishing firm in the marketing and defense verticals. We try to make news and data digestible and useful in an environment that is more noisy each day. This personal blog mixes my thoughts and interests on politics, business, software, and more, based on my business and personal experiences. Over the years I have posted items that turned out spectacularly wrong, and a few posts that stood the test of times better. Personal views only.