Mother’s Day just passed in the US, and it is expected that you got mom a gift. Many people buy flowers, but what if you want to get her something that she really wanted or needed? What if you do not really know much about those types of products? You can get recommendations from friends,… Read More 8 Sites To Help You Find The Perfect Product
Kyle Lacy had a short post today titled What Business Blogging Is Missing. The general idea is that many corporate blogs are more of a PR pitch trying to sell a product: If you want to become a thought leader in you industry you need to talk more about What You Do not about your… Read More Talk With Me, Not At Me
Image by photopia / HiMY SYeD via Flickr Technology (and technology news) tends to be cyclical. So this week, we are seeing some “old” news resurface. I already dealt with the possible Twitter acquirers yesterday. Today is the “RSS is dead again” problem. It started with Steve Gillmor proclaiming RSS is replaced with Twitter: It’s… Read More RSS Is Not Dead, It Has A Usability Problem
Over the past few days, there has been a ton of rumors and speculation regarding who is buying Twitter. Silicon Alley Insider has a very good post on why Microsoft must buy Twitter. Granted, they are looking at it from a search perspective, and that should be expected given Microsoft’s current search issues. I agree… Read More Twitter Suitors Revisited
For years, developers and management alike have been stating that vendor lock-in is a bad thing. Obviously, being too dependent on one vendor can lead to complications if that vendor fails to deliver. Logically, this vendor lock-in question has been raised regarding cloud providers. A recent VentureBeat post sums up the problem nicely: Big corporations… Read More Why Are We Worried About Cloud Lock-In?
I have been on a data mining kick lately due to the immense amount of information that sites like Facebook, Twitter and FriendFeed gather every day. I have always loved data mining, mainly because there are a lot of answers waiting to be found in large amounts of data. That being said, I know many… Read More A Really Gentle Introduction to Data Mining