Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
Alan Meckler really gets how *not* to write a corporate blog. Let’s see: Disparaging the competition for silly reasons. Claiming to be a leader when it’s obvious you’re jumping on a bandwagon. This is 2003, not 1999. Weblogs aren’t new, even for marketing purposes. Not connecting with anyone in the outside world. This isn’t a [...]
Internet.com: "Back in 2001, when Windows XP was being positioned as a clearinghouse for Internet-based services, VoIP firms jostled for placement on the platform, but, with Microsoft pushing its own .NET Voice Services, the ability to make phone calls from the instant messaging application will be removed. [...] For XP users still interested in VoIP [...]
Newsweek is giving away all pretense at editorial integrity, while CNet is not far behind ("a radically new instant messaging and communications product"). These "articles" are just big infomercials for the latest Microsoft yawner, too bad the target audience won’t read them. I’m a music freak, I spend a fair amount of time in IM, [...]
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.