Interesting article by John Battelle, who says Twitter = YouTube. If he’s right, Google needs to own Twitter since real time search is quickly becoming a VERY big deal. And oh by the way, Twitter dominates real time search (at least for now), Google does not.
Archive for February, 2009
Fascinating interview with Larry Halff, the guy behind the ma.gnolia bookmarking service. I recovered what I think are most of bookmarks, so teh system failure was not a big deal to me. As you’ll see, Larry Halff seems like a decent guy, someone who simply screwed up. Who among us…
CNBC blew it today in their crude handling of Nouriel Roubini and Nassim Taleb, two interesting and important economists. This was so bad it was almost tabloid journalism. Here’s my letter to Power Lunch: (more…)
SiliconValley.com says: “A new Stanford class called “Facebook for Parents” aims to give grown-ups a grounding in the social network. Adults older than 35 accounted for 3.6 million — or 9 percent — of Facebook’s 2007 demographics, and are the fast-growing segment of users.”
Interesting article by Tracy Alloway in Financial Times about “Boycott CNBC Day.” They certainly do act like buffons far too often. Not sure why I allow my TV to display the CNBC channel part of most trading days. Me bad.
The power of accurate observation is often called cynicism by those who have not got it. — George Bernard Shaw
From John Mauldin’s Weekly E-Letter (it’s excellent and free, you should subscribe): “What I told them is that for those businesses which are dependent on the US consumer, their world is going to be smaller for a long time. (more…)