this was a big deal on twitter a couple weeks back and i never had time to check it out. you can watch the full film (it’s 35 minutes) on hulu, and i recommend it. it’s a great look at the emerging economy of new startups that are coming out of people who’ve been laid… Continue reading lemonade
google voice is one of the latest in beta systems and software and may be the harbinger of goog’s plan to take over your phone. the skinny is that google voice is sort of a layer on top of your normal phone service. it’s a free system that offers voice mail (that transcribes your voice… Continue reading Google Voice: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
i just got done reading Seth Godin’s manifesto, Do Less. i’ve actually been reading quite a bit of Seth Godin recently, having decided that his blog is pretty cool. Seth Godin is a smart guy. he’s not saying anything revolutionary — in fact, a lot of what he blogs about should be common sense. but… Continue reading learning to do less
some ideas occurred to me after my recent post about the music industry, and then erin said something that i thought was not only genius, but perfectly summed up the kind of thinking that needs to happen to save the music business: if you want to figure out what people will pay for online, look… Continue reading fix the music biz by taking cues from the porn industry
“What do you do with a Kangaroo who jumps in your window, sits on your bed, and says, ‘I never sleep on wrinkled sheets, so change them now and make them smooth, and fluff up the pillows if you please’ What do you do?” there’s an old book by mercer mayer, before he did the… Continue reading what do you do with a kangaroo?