Iceland is, for many of us, the waist of the hourglass: the narrowest point in...– Iceland after the fall. (1) - By Nathan Heller - Slate Magazine
2009 Predictions: The NY Times will be physically published 3 times a week or less outside of New York.
iPod touch browser share triples →
Talk about great news. Beyond being a higher margin item, the device has a built in revenue stream. AAPL target: $115
I am not discounting the merits of a liberal education. Students at every level...– Op-Ed Contributors - Transitions - Should the Obama Generation Drop Out? - NYTimes.com
5 Best Data Visualization Projects of the Year |... →
Freemium business model case study:... →
Andrew Chen breaks down the freemium business model with documents from Adult Friend Finder. This is a really great introduction to funnels, churn, and other basic analytic principles.
Wrestling with the mating dance between TiVo and Astound…
Stomach bug, but friends in town.
Amazon says 2008 holiday season was 'best ever' →
The $10 Pro Telescope: Galileoscope →
Scratching my space-nerd itch.
Making the holiday rounds.
So why are people with dirty jobs having more fun than the rest of us? The...– It’s A Dirty Job, And I Love It! - Forbes.com
Shoe Hurled at Bush Flies Off Turkish Maker’s... →
How Google Deals With A Recession
“Since Q3 ended — and the entire economy collapsed — Google has: Put its ads on Google Images, News, Finance for the first time. Created new types of ads for Google Maps. Launched YouTube search ads. Introduced ads for the iPhone and G1 Allowed parked-domains to serve AdSense ads. Crammed 75% more ads on search results pages. Opened itself first to beer and wine...
Bright Bike on Vimeo (via Vimeo)
In all, Merrill handed out $5 billion to $6 billion in bonuses that year. A...– The Reckoning - On Wall Street, Bonuses, Not Profits, Were Real - Series - NYTimes.com
Chrysler, Ford idle factories; GM delays new plant →
Capitalism was conceived before the Internet, and before the gears of commerce...– Scott Adams Blog: The End of Capitalism 12/16/2008
AAPL Apple Announces Its Last Year at Macworld →
Schiller to take the stage. Personally? Expect big product announcements. Apple will never leave on a low note.
A great list of case studies detailing social network integration missteps.
Dell @$11, target $20
My history of mobile devices from 1998 - today →
Yes, the rumor has it that the new Walkman will feature a 3-inch OLED...– Sounds cool, but won’t be surprised when they fumble the execution. Rumor: Sony’s New Walkman to Feature OLED Touchscreen and Wi-Fi
Very excited for Obama’s Nobel Prize winning, honest-to-god physicist Energy Chief. A non-politian who KNOWS science? A noble idea.
DVD sales are in free fall. Audiences are flocking to pornographic knockoffs of...– YouPorn Vivid Entertainment Profile - Portfolio.com
Bush’s Auto Bailout Plan Lacks the Votes to Pass... →
LiveLeak.com - R/C Helicopter with .45 Caliber Handgun
Super Bowl To Resemble NFL Europa →
To put this in simple multicore terms, cramming a ton of processor cores onto a...– Analysis: more than 16 cores may well be pointless
Twitter, potentially, has the ability to deliver unbelievably smart advertising;...– By no means is this limited to, or even best suited to, Twitter. The Twitter Gold Mine & Beating Google to the Semantic Web - O’Reilly Radar