Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
Infoworld: "The San Francisco-based startup [Kenamea] is pushing what it calls an application network, or a platform for security and reliable messaging between enterprise systems, according to CEO John Blair. "It enables you to put Web services out in the cloud safely and reliably," Blair said."
Fool.com: "Homestore.com blows out the doors with another quarter of analyst-topping top- and bottom-line growth. The online real estate giant continues to show that sectors that thrive on the exchange of information have been able to strike dot-com gold. While Alan Greenspan’s market-friendly interest rates have definitely helped the housing market, Homestore is poised to [...]
Here’s an article I wrote for Hollis Thomases at Web Ad.Vantage. 08/09/04 update: what a difference three years make! Now blogs got much more exposure in the marketing and business worlds.
In: finance & money26 Jul 2001
The Street: "What’s clear is that even if the bubble deflated quickly, it’s messy dealing with a deflated bubble. Sadly, the same lunatics running the asylum during the upswing — the fairly maligned entrepreneurial-investment banking-venture capital complex — continue to dispense the pills."
WaPo: "AOL Time Warner Inc. is moving aggressively to take advantage of Microsoft Corp.’s tenuous legal standing, seeking deals with computer makers to target consumers with subtle and direct marketing pitches that would help AOL grab more control of the computer desktop." AOL is now competing with Microsoft to take control and ownership back from [...]
malfunction.org’s picture of internet: "A bot is out on the internet every half hour and looks for images which it puts together to a giantic picture – the picture of internet. This is samples from all over the internet. The bot surfs pretty strange and takes strange ways to spread out its ways as much [...]
Wired: "Nathan Torkington, co-author with O’Reilly of Perl Cookbook and the "content planner" for this conference, said that "there are good people at Microsoft — people who see what we are saying about open source. We want to make them a bit stronger, try to engage them." He paused a bit, smiled, and then added: [...]
What is blogdex?: "blogdex [a project at the mit media laboratory] is a system built to harness the power of personal news, amalgamating and organizing personal news content into one navigable source, moving democratic media to the masses. at current, blogdex is focused on the referential information provided by personal content, namely using the timeliness [...]
Motley Fool: "Can we learn anything about investing decisions by studying human perception and traffic accidents? Sure. Cisco had been so strong for so long that it was easy to look past the warning signs. We looked but we didn’t see."
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.