From the monthly archives:

February 2008

Earlier this week, comScore released a report looking at Google's click-through rates for January, which showed a precipitous decline -- and that in turn caused a similar precipitous decline in the company's share price, slicing about $15-billion or so worth of market value from the stock in a single day's worth of trading. Now, the…

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As some of you may know, Mike McDerment -- CEO of FreshBooks.com, the excellent online invoicing company based in Toronto -- is a personal friend, and a fellow organizer of the mesh conference (about which more details should soon be forthcoming; cross your fingers). For some insane reason, he and a couple of the FB…

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Never having been to San Francisco, I don't know what the calibre of the city's homeless population is like vis a vis the Toronto homeless. It's possible that many of the San Francisco down-and-out are merely in between public relations jobs, or are biding their time waiting for another senior VP spot to open up…

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Paul Miller has a new column at ZDNet that's all about the Semantic Web -- or Web3.0, as some like to call it -- and he's got a post up about an interview he did with the Father of the Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, in which Sir Tim says that all of the various building…

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Cory Doctorow, the Canadian author and former Electronic Frontier Foundation staffer, has written a piece for The Guardian that essentially mirrors my own thoughts on the term "intellectual property" -- in effect, that it is a dangerously loaded phrase. There's no question that it sounds really great, and has the added appeal of encapsulating a…

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