Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
Erik Benson has a fascinating post about the people in your head and how to bribe them to go along with whatever your consciousness wants to do. Makes me feel more sane, or alternatively this is just an elaborate trick to make people like me come out of their schizophrenic closet and round them up. [...]
Scott Hanselman: "Crapola. Got this error message today, from the Outlook plug-in that syncs my Calendar with the MSNDirect Smart Watch services. Sync started at 03/15/2004 10:09:49 Add of [Appt: Some Appt.] failed: You have exceeded your monthly quota of calendar updates." This is too funny. For context, MSN Direct costs $9.95 a month or [...]
The latest travel meme is something I wanted to visualize for a while, but up to now I didn’t know of any tool to do it easily. Thanks World66. And am I pathetic. There are only 3 countries where I’ve spent more than six months (France, Italy and Portugal — ok 4 with Germany but [...]
Interesting look at the differences between the US and Korean MMG markets. Here’s something funny: "Korean MMG developers are (largely) convinced that the US market isn’t worth the bother. Americans are too culturally alien. And besides, there’s so much money to be made in China that who gives a crap anyway?"
Jeremy Zawodny has the scoop: here’s Apple’s latest Switch ad, stolen from their ad agency because it seems they have second thoughts about it.
Just saw a spam-triggered pop up that looked like Windows’ start menu, neatly placed in the left bottom corner. Spooky for a couple of seconds, though it’s of course just a gif with a list of porn links.
Anne Holland after a conversation with Seth Godin who wouldn’t email her his latest book for fear of setting it loose: "[H]ey wasn’t Seth’s last book, The Idea Virus, all about how publishers should give away as many free electronic copies as possible of their books as promotional devices so people will buy hard copies?? [...]
In: fun26 Nov 2002
Patrick Hurley, Salon: "What is laughable is that anybody would listen or care what an analyst from Jupiter would have to say. Jupiter and its brethren were the ones that essentially predicted everything incorrectly as it pertained to the Internet. [...] A good strategy would be to find out what Jupiter is suggesting and do [...]
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.