- The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs: Confession: I love to fuck with car salesmen - Another good one.
- Megan McArdle (February 28, 2008) - The cult of the CEO - "CEOs are too often empire builders, squandering retained earnings and diluting share values in order to make dubious corporate acquisitions."
- Megan McArdle (February 28, 2008) - Odd conundrum for the day - For some reason I found this post about clothing sizes rather fascinating.
- Steve Wozniak's frustrations with iPhone, Apple TV and MacBook Air | APC Magazine - "The AppleTV has problems... the 24 hour limit once I start watching, I have to finish in 24 hours. My life is way too mobile and unpredictable for that." This is a developing quasi-"standard" that needs nipping in the bud.
- InFlightHQ » Rent someone else’s parking spot using ParkingHunter - Interesting idea although the listings look pretty skimpy for Boston at any rate.
- James Duncan Davidson > Free is not a Constant State - " Free in one market doesn’t mean free in all markets. And, by definition, if some uses shouldn’t be free, then you’ve just found some markets you can sell into even if you give your photographs away for free in others."
- Jimbo Wales dumps lover on Wikipedia | The Register - Sorry, but we all need our own brand of gossip stories now and then.
- tecosystems » Utter Crap?: Matt Asay and The Linux Desktop Q&A (and Video) - Agree with many points, mildly disagree with others. That said, I have trouble believing that Linux will ever become a widely-used fat client OS in the Windows/OS X mold.
- Data Mining: Text Mining, Visualization and Social Media: New York Times Movies Graphic - Good visualization of film box office receipts over time. Click through to the NYT to scroll back through time.
- Metcalfe’s Law: more misunderstood than wrong? « HighContrast - Intersting in a mostly academic kind of way. Maybe we simply shouldn't refer to more generic "network effects" as Metcalfe's Law.
- Photo industry braces for another revolution | Underexposed - CNET News.com - Good overview of digital photography trends (3D photographs, depth of field control in software, etc.)
Monday, March 03, 2008
Posted by Gordon Haff at 11:07 PM