Archive | May, 2007

NRA Show Danny Meyer of Union Square Cafe NYC on Enlightened Hospitality

During my time in the New York City area, few things outside the financial services industry affected me more than the restaurants. Of those, few bring back fonder memories than my time in NYC than the Union Square Cafe and the restaurants that followed. These include the Grammercy Tavern, Eleven Madison Park, Blue Smoke & […]

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Initial Thoughts on Microsoft Aquiring Aquantive

Techcrunch had an earlier article. At $6 Billion or $66.50, an ~85% premium over the previous days selling price that creates a price to earning rating of around 52, many people would consider this to be overpayment. With approximately $26 Billion in the bank that shareholders consistently complain is underutilized, it is more likely insurance […]

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Vornado Rocks

I bought my first Vornado fan in 1993, it’s still working today! Vornado fans are powerful, cool and awesome. They also allow you to set the thermostat a few degrees higher in the Summertime, also a good thing. A few weeks ago, the second fan I bought from them in 1999 had the fan motor […]

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Facebook Spamming Your Identity To Drive Their Traffic

The other day I was highly surprised to learn that my Facebook profile was showing up in the top 10 for Google when you Google my name. In my opinion, turning on a feature like this without informing your users of the change to drive traffic using users’ identity to their social network via search […]

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Metal Buildings Spam In Google

Chicago based Cshel has a nice post on Google index spam in regards to metal buildings. I agree with her as I see this type of spam in my akismet comments coming from .edu domains which have obviously been hacked or compromised. This must have been a ton of work to research and is worthy of wide attention […]

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Happy First Blog Birthday

One year ago today, I started and made my first post on this blog! More importantly, I started an international and quite unpredictable journey of connectedness, friendship acquisition, learning, assumption questioning and personal growth that still amazes me on a daily basis by it’s power to transform my life and the people around me in […]

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Google to Present at Upcoming Investor Events

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – May 15, 2007 – Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced today that it will present at the following investor events: JMP Securities Research Conference Gokul Rajaram, Product Management Director Monday, May 21, 2007 2:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. PT Goldman Sachs Eighth Annual Internet Conference Alan Eustace, Senior Vice President, Engineering & […]

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