Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
The Inktomi Search Engine: From wired to tired "The fundamental problems with the Inktomi search engine all stem from its roots. The fact is that Inktomi is not a search company, they merely have a software solution that enables cheap computers to be clustered together, the Search Engine was created out of a desire to [...]
Vivendi Universal will buy MP3.com For $372 million or at a "66 percent premium over MP3.com’s Friday close of $3.01". Cash burning their pockets like we’re back in 1999. 06/29/01 update: Yahoo Buys Up Web’s Biggest Music Video Collection (for $12M). 07/23/01: Vivendi Universal reports revenues rise (but VU Net bleeds ink). 07/10/03 update: Vivendi [...]
Be Careful Lefties: You might turn French "The French seem to believe, like many American Leftists do, that Capital and Labor are engaged in a zero-sum War, and that most pro-business, pro-economy measures are poorly disguised scams to screw workers." So true, so sad. If only we could keep our quality of life and get [...]
Moreover positioning Top right square on the marketspace diagram, what else! But Nick Denton is clever, and humbly leaves room for growing (on the international axis, hmm, must think). This is a month old, I think my monitoring has grown a bit too loose
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.