From the monthly archives:

September 2006

Oh yeah, baby

by Mathew on September 29, 2006 · 2 comments

Is it just me, or is Alex Albrecht -- co-founder of Digg and the new video service Revision3 -- just having waaaaay too much fun at the Revision3 launch party? (photo uploaded by Thomas Hawk of Zooomr


As my friend Mark Evans points out, billionaire sports-team owner and media mogul Mark Cuban is often a refreshing blast of sanity amidst the hype and hoopla surrounding Web 2.0 and Internet business models in general, but his recent diatribe on YouTube and how only a moron would buy it is a little off the…


Things get busy in Second Life

by Mathew on September 28, 2006

Herewith, a roundup of recent Second Life-related news events, as the virtual world continues to get more "real" (for better or worse): The Economist has a long piece on Second Life, including a fascinating tale of a psychology professor who set up a place in Second Life where his students could experience something akin to…
It's about time that Google gave its feedreader an update, and I think some of the features it has added are pretty good, although I'm not sure I would go so far as to call it "stunning", as Richard MacManus at Read/Write Web does. It is pretty slick, though. It handled the importing of my…


Didn't we learn anything from Bubble 1.0? Apparently not -- or at least some of us seem to be determined to jump right back into it with both feet, regardless of the consequences. Guys like Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook could be forgiven, since they were probably playing on the swingset or learning long division when…