This is my archive

Customer Made

What if you outsourced your creative to your customers? Trendwatching ( ) has a great category called “customer made”… Read More

Smell Recorder

MIT Advertising Lab reports that Japanese scientists are developing a smell recorder. All you do is point the gizmo at a… Read More

Susan Thompson Buffett’s Five Principles

Several weeks back, I wrote about Bill Gates and his decision to step to the side at Microsoft and to focus his attention on… Read More

Gates Found the Door

Bill Gates decided yesterday to hang up his hat at Microsoft. He plans to remain a senior advisor to the company, but come 2008, he… Read More

start your own silicon valley…

Guy Kawasaki’s wonderful post on how to start your own silicon valley hit home for me. Here are some of my favorite points he made,… Read More

How To Get A %*$&!@* Customer Rep On the Phone

If you curse like a sailor, chances are you’ll get through to a live customer service representative more quickly, according to Lifehacker. Apparently most customer… Read More

ADD in the workplace

I’ve written about the interruption driven workday once before, yet doing so had no effect whatsoever on the number of distractions and… Read More

In Their Brilliance, Wal-Mart Forgot One Thing: The Consumer

Wal-Mart has made oodles of dollars by applying some smart and consistent strategies to their operation. They have made significant investments to their infrastructure,… Read More

Surveillance 2.0?

If you listen to all the Web 2.0 hype floating around out there you’d think that we’re about one AJAX app away from the dawning… Read More

“My Five Bucks Are on Microsoft,” said the Intern

The Wall Street Journal had a great article today about the recent partnering activities between Microsoft, Google, eBay, and Yahoo! The gist of the article… Read More