Archive for June, 2005

Ken Norton, VP Products at Jotspot, posted this good wrap-up on product management last week (you can tell I’m not exactly keeping up with my RSS subscriptions these days). His focus was on how to hire PMs, but it’s a good read to define what’s a product manager in the first place. If you like [...]

In this discussion thread many British World of Warcraft players want to be able to migrate their characters to US servers after Blizzard has effectively turned "English" servers into international ones where it’s OK to chat in any language. This translates into some servers being dominated by, say, Spaniards or Russians who seem to flood [...]

Doug Hughes rips apart a host application put on the web through screen-scraping, which is often the case and a good reminder of what’s actually out there.

This graph is definitely impressive. Kudos to the Google team for creating so much wealth, and to people buying at IPO time. I’m not one of them, I thought it would rocket and crash, so I’ve given up on pretending I know anything about what I’m talking about in this industry. Or is the stock [...]


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