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Akamai, ADM, and King James

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Have you ever caught one of those TV commercials for a company you have never heard of and said, “Wow, I didn’t know they did all that”? For example, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) pretty much controls the fabric of our every day lives, and, unless you are an investor, you probably never think about [...]

The Story of a Pathological Entrepreneur

Monday, February 11th, 2008

The world might have easily missed the fact that William von Meister invented AOL had Steve Case not shown up for his memorial service on May 20, 1995. Family and friends were amused that day with eulogies describing von Meister’s voracious consumption of life, taking on fast cars, fine red wine, and only the best [...]

What if I only had a hour to live?

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

I was flipping channels this evening in my hotel room and heard a very touching story about a man who wrote a short Xen like essay about all the things he would do if he had only one hour to live. By the way, he dies shortly after completing the essay. Then, I started thinking [...]

Nine Billion Videos Viewed Online in July

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Nine Billion Videos Viewed Online in July

Gartner created the Internet???

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

Opps, my bad that was Al Gore. What I meant to say is Gartner created Microsoft.  I can’t believe people actually pay these guys for their advice…    Here is a quote from Gartner… A long time ago, a small company called Microsoft was helped out by the Gartner group. As we all know Microsoft [...]