Busy with two babies right now — one three weeks old, and the other born once a month.
Rafe Colburn, agreeing with my recent Business 2.0 article, points to something I should have thought of: “Check out Amazon’s listing of software development job openings, it’s pretty obvious that Amazon is a software company masquerading as a retailer.”
This MS Word HTML fixer looks like a useful tool. I’ll have to try it some time.
Dave Winer asks what is the best laptop for blogging at conferences. Personally, I love my IBM Thinkpad X20. It’s small (<4 pounds, just over 1 inch thick), has 3+ hours battery life, and (this is the key point) IBM makes the best keyboards of any laptop vendor. Never under-estimate the importance of the keyboard if writing is what you use the machine for. The WiFi connection is a snap ...
TCP/IP co-creator Bob Kahn: “The Internet is an architectural philosophy, rather than a technology.”
Netflix had a successful IPO today. Google can’t be far behind in filing to go public. The IPO market in 2002 won’t be great, but quality companies still can make it out. I’m still scratching my head about Paypal, though. Sure, they have huge numbers of users and revenue growth. It’s hard to see (1) how they achieve sustained profitability, given the current and potential competitors, and (2) how they ...
Found here: Thanks for your interest in Google Labs. The lab is temporarily closed as we deal with an experiment that got slightly out of hand. Nothing to be concerned about, really. All of our engineers are perfectly safe and there was never any real danger of it escaping into the wild. Please check back in a few hours. Everything should be back to normal then and science will march ...
Here’s David Weinberger’s blog entry for my talk at Connectivity 2002. According to David, the Blogger site was down most of this morning. I hope Ev figures out a way to make Blogger more reliable. It could be the Quicken or the Frontpage of a new market, but the window of opportunity won’t be open forever.
Here is my presentation (PPT) from Connectivity 2002.
You can still see my office from the Empire State Building Webcam.