William Lind on Cabbages, Kings and Cessnas. Robert Corams biography of John Boyd has fuelled my interest in Boyd, OODA loops, military strategies and Fourth Generation warfare. This will come as no surprise to those of you who know that I always list John Robbs Global Guerillas as one of my favorite blogs. (Well, a… Continue reading William Lind on Cabbages, Kings and Cessnas
Micro-ISV Tip #1: Google AdWords.. I had occasion today to interview Emily White, Google AdWords Manager, and she had some advice for micro-ISVs worth passing on. First off, Google (http://adwords.google.com ) has started a new program called JumpStart currently limited to U.S. advertisers who have not yet set up a Google Adwords campaign. Google staff… Continue reading Micro-ISV Tip #1: Google AdWords.
With Popcorn, DVD's and TiVo, Moviegoers Are Staying Home. Sliding box-office attendance may reflect a change in the way Americans look to be entertained – a change that will pose serious challenges to Hollywood. By LAURA M. HOLSON. [NYT > Technology]
Ten Alternative Steps to Effective Web Presence for Libraries. Michael Stephens has posted a useful list of Ten Steps to Effective Web Presence for Libraries. These are wonderful things to strive for, but some of them are definitely for advanced webbies and tech-forward libraries. Here are LiB's Alternative Ten Steps, based in large part on… Continue reading Ten Alternative Steps to Effective Web Presence for Libraries
The book tour comes to a blog near you. You really need to check out Brand Autopsy. Not only is it flattering to be taken apart and then put back together by these guys, but they're seeing things I never saw and are delivering an enormous amount of value… [Seth's Blog]
$17 billion a year. Do you have a lawn? You know, the wasteful green expanse in front of your house… that kind of lawn. It turns out that lawns were virtually unknown in the USA until after 1850, and were invented in the UK… [Seth's Blog]
Debunking the MPAA. BitTorrent Facilitating Illegal File Swapping of Star Wars On Day of Opening Statement by MPAA President Dan Glickman Washington, D.C. – – Responding to news reports today that BitTorrent is already facilitating the illegal file sharing of the final Star Wars episode, Revenge of the Sith which opens in theaters today, Motion… Continue reading Debunking the MPAA
Susan links to Sean who links to Susan — all about SBS. So, I was over on Susan Bradley's blog (she's one of Microsoft's best customers and is always talking about the Small Business Server. Might be why she got named an MVP for that, huh? She calls herself the “SBS Diva”). Anyway, over on… Continue reading Susan links to Sean who links to Susan — all about SBS
The Problem with DHS's Plan to 'Buy American'. An anonymous reader points out a Cnet report on the Homeland Security Authorization Act, which would require that more than 50 percent of the components in any end product bought by the Department of Homeland Security be produced or manufactured in the U.S., writing “The Pentagon has… Continue reading The Problem with DHS's Plan to 'Buy American'
I'll have a glass of that. Michael Duffy rates 2,767 winery web sites on effectiveness. He then sells a customized report to any winery that cares to pay for it. Home Page – The Winery Web Site Report. This is the new sort of non-fiction publishing model that is going to demolish the old one… Continue reading I'll have a glass of that