First of all, Happy New Year everyone. Now that we’re into 2008 and folks are heading back to work, I sincerely hope you are settling back in. I still have a long way to go, even though I’ve eliminated over 1000 unread emails and have about 450 to go. I figured it was time for […]
Perhaps I’m getting old fartish, but I’m mildly disturbed by some of the “innovations” that are coming out these days. It once was cool, but now it’s just getting obnoxious. Take Cumul.us for instance, a service I just discovered today thanks to my friend Frank Gruber over at Somewhat Frank. This service tries to take […]
Today is the New, New Internet Conference, the biggest web 2.0 conference on the Eastern Seaboard this fall. More than 800 attendees are expected. The roster of speakers is impressive. The conference will focus on the larger business aspects of the new Internet economy. Though I am one of the speakers, I will be in the […]
Yes, intentionally misspelled. Phonetics. Phonetics and mashupÂ are all the rage in Silicon Valley web 2.0 start-up naming conventions right now.Â When it was Digg, FaceBookÂ and Skype, this was different.Â It was cool, fresh and neat.Â You could not help but ask yourself, what’s that?!? Now, it’s not cute anymore (‘sup Pownce and Jaiku!). Instead it […]
If you represent or in some way are connected to internet startups in the Maryland or Washington, DC area, I’d very much like to talk to you. I’d love to hear what you are doing, get a demo if you are prepared to do so, and discover (and share) more of what is happening in […]
I was not one of the folks who had the pleasure of being at WWDC07 today, however I followed closely what was being said through the variety of websites who were live blogging Steve Jobs’ keynote. I was expecting a little more in the way of announcements today but got very little of that. Cool […]
Dear Google Executives: I think it’s very interesting how you have chosen to acquire FeedBurner. I think it’s a wonderful investment for you as you can further solidify your offerings. For instance, you’ll have more reach into feeds to push your Google ads via the FeedBurner Ad Network. For you, this is a fantastic opportunity. […]
Inappropriate title perhaps for search engines, but purely defining the essence of this video. Check it out. Thanks, Darren.