Monthly Archives: March 2005

Rocker Board for Sale on eBay

This is my first (and probably last) eBay auction. Check out the rocker board for sale.

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Site of the Day – PostSecret.com

Tonight I heard about PostSecret.com on NPR’s All Things Considered. A great way to procrastinate, and you get to feel like a voyeur to boot!

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New WorldWIT Blogs Launched

For the last several months I’ve had the privilege of  working with Liz Ryan and WorldWIT as a kind of virtual CTO. Though most of what I’ve been working on is either behind the scenes or still in development, recently we … Continue reading

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Aggressive Lawyers Should Read This

Because they get paid by the hour, most lawyers make more money when they act like bullies, because it escalates a dispute into a bigger dispute. Nevertheless, the world would be a better place if they followed this example, which … Continue reading

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Business Card Design

Brilliant advice in HELLO, My Name is Scott’s latest newsletter: What are some ways to make your business cards stand out? Recently I took about 100 business cards I’ve collected over the years and spread them out on the floor. … Continue reading

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Create Your Own MBA With Books

Seth accidentally started a conversation about the value of an MBA (which I don’t have), and particularly some of the books one should read if you want to skip the school part and DIY.  Josh Kaufman picked up the ball … Continue reading

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From the confirmation page that comes after Chief Blogging Officer’s signup page: “Your personal information means a lot to us.That’s why we use only the finest equipment to process it.”

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Software’s Long Tail

Bnoopy has an excellent post about how the long tail phenomenon applies to software. He makes the point that there are millions of “custom applications,” but not the kind that people like me make a living building. Rather, these custom applications … Continue reading

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Required Reading: Warren Buffet Shareholder Letters

Lately I’ve been going through and reading Warren Buffet’s Shareholder Letters. I set up Outlook to remind me to go download one every week, and every time it’s 15 minutes well-spent. As noted elsewhere, Buffet is not just the world’s … Continue reading

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Google Bans Itself for Cloaking

This is rich. On the heels of yesterday’s revelation that some of Google’s pages use black-hat SEO techniques, Google has banned itself for cloaking. This reminds me of those Bud Light Cedric the Entertainer commercials about the downside of being your … Continue reading

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