Archive | August, 2006

Is Google Still Full?

Ian Kallen pointed out that Google’s servers were full early in Q2, I wonder if that is still true? Speaking of Ian Kallen, you should closely watch and learn from his video.

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Commercializing Software Ideas via Crowd Wisdom

My friend Peter Harkins has joined this new place called Cambrian House. They are based in Calgary, I’d love to do some marketing for these folks as a trip to Banff or Drumheller would be oh so nice! “Cambrian House’s mission is to discover and commercialize software ideas through the wisdom and participation of crowds. […]

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Management Consulting

Fellow Chicago GSB MBA alum Steve Shu recently wrote an interesting post on consulting. If you are seriously considering a career in the space you should become familiar with a book written by Martin Kihn which you can find on Amazon as well.

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Entrepreneurs Sharing Ideas = Success

Eariler this week, I posted the 7 Reasons Crazy Egg will be Successful. Leading that list is that Crazy Egg was transparent to the world about it’s plans for the service from day 1. Ironically a few days later, Hiten Shah of Crazy Egg showed me a new site, buildv1, for connecting entrepreneurs. I looked through all of it’s blog […]

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Yahoo! Answers My Purple Cow Question

It’s not a Chicago original, but I thank Yahoo! for researching the history of the purple cow in their lobby as per my request on a recent post. Thanks Nicki!

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I Joined the Internet Explorer IE7 Beta 3 Party

I heard some people say this will change the way we all surf the net. Well after trying it out last night, I like the tabs. What is the best thing about IE7 you ask? The favicon.ico works now in IE!!!  While the tabs make for a more efficient memory footprint, Firefox is still more […]

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AOL Dismisses Three Employees Over Data Leak

The Wall Street Journal and other outlets are reporting that the CTO and two other employees were fired over the recent data incident. If this is an internal control and procedure problem why blame them when the accountibility is ultimately higher than this? This action after a long silence is a cop out and doesn’t […]

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