Archive for the ‘new media’ category

true/false smart/dumb and a few maybes (Or always be wary of big men with small ideas)

March 1, 2009

Digg getting into the toolbar business: Smart

Rihanna going back to Chris Brown: Dumb

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An Open Letter To My Ex-Wife In The World Changing Business (Or You don’t have to be beautiful…but it helps)

February 28, 2009

Dear favorite ex-wife who spends her time trying to change the world:

No matter what happens in our next 50 years, you know no will love you more than me. And I respect more than anyone the things you are trying to do.

If it wasn’t for people like you the world would never have the opportunity to be as great as it could be.

But I want to be sure you know what’s really going on.

And how the world really works.

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The Blog Post That Riled Eminem And Gave Steve Jobs A Court Date

February 25, 2009

On February 6, 2007 Steve Jobs wrote his “Thoughts On Music” on the Apple website.

He explained Apple’s need to ‘license rights to distribute music from others,’ mentioning Universal and the other large record companies.

This ubiquitous statement may now be the death nell for already struggling record companies.

Why?

Because Eminem read Steve Jobs ‘thoughts’, that line in particular and got pissed.

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Everything Is Amazing, But Nobody Is Happy

February 24, 2009

Below is the funniest video I’ve seen since Feldman’s Oscar recap.

“Hey, is that camera on? I got something to say!” (Or The Map Is Not The Territory)

February 23, 2009

puffy

Everyone’s talking about money these days so when a family member sent me a link to a tv show featuring my cousin and how he made his money I was shocked but decided to watch.

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Who would ever want to be King? (Or How To Recognize A Revolution In One Easy Step)

January 29, 2009

It’s not the best of times for Kings.

From Wall Street titans like Dick Fuld to Main Street titans like Howard Schultz the future looks difficult.

Even the kings of the blogging world are beginning to whine.

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Welcome To The Death Of Authority Or Giving People What They Really Want {previously unpublished}

September 29, 2008

[Unknown to most of you, I write at least 3 posts a week on this blog. I just don't publish them (for various reasons, usually because they are just not good or the ideas not totally thought out.) But this week I am going to publish some of them Just because I probably will never finish them and you may get something out of them.]

[written sept. 24, 2008]

Like you, I don’t know much about global economics.

But I didn’t need to read page 225 of Taleb’s bestseller “The Black Swan” to know that global banking and the economy were vulnerable to collapse.

20th Century strategies don’t work to solve 21st Century problems.

Welcome to the death of authority.

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