From the monthly archives:

February 2006

I'd just like to say right off the top that I like Apple a lot, and they make some great products - in fact, product design and marketing are really the company's stand-out skills in many ways, I think. But given the obsessive, almost fetishistic, love that some geeks have for Apple and anything that…

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I'm going to go out on a limb here and disagree with Mike Arrington, who calls the new Microsoft Live Local street-level photo thingamajig a "killer" in one of his typically breathless posts on TechCrunch, in which he says it will help Microsoft's Live.com continue to "crush" others in the Web 2.0 portal game. I…

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I got an email from a company called WisdomArk today, with an invitation to try out an "alpha" service they're testing called MemoryArk - I must have signed up for more info, which is something I do with almost every alpha or beta I hear about (I'm easily bored). The offer was for a free…

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Those Google guys -- they're a nice bunch, and smart as all get out, but when it comes to dealing with investors they could probably use a few tips. For example, when your stock is selling for more than 80 times earnings, and you have a market value of over $110-billion (U.S.), don't use the…

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A short public-service notice for anyone who is planning to attent the bloggers' meetup with Shel Israel (co-author of Naked Conversations) in Toronto on March 6th - Alec Saunders notes that the venue has changed. It was supposed to be the Peel Pub, but that venerable bar is no more and has been replaced by…

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