Category Archives: Business

Car Pool Party Website

The website for Car Pool Party iPhone app.

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Car Pool Party Goes Live – My First App

I’m very happy to announce that today my first app for the iPhone has gone live on the iTunes app store. From the description: Car Pool Party was created for my fiancée to help her arrange and keep track of … Continue reading

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Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

Awesome. YouTube – Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two.

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Work

I often get asked what I do for work and this article is a good summary of how I feel. I’ve always had uneasy loyalties about the relevance of the term “work” to the activities I perform every day, and … Continue reading

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No Business Plan Survives First Contact With A Customer – The 5.2 billion dollar mistake. « Steve Blank

No Business Plan Survives First Contact With A Customer – The 5.2 billion dollar mistake. « Steve Blank. Re-reading this, good article.

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How to beat Apple

This article covers pretty much all of my complaints with Apple products. No “social”, no “cloud”, bloated iTunes, shitty iCal, etc. How to beat Apple In the near term, companies making iPhone and iPad competitors are never going to beat … Continue reading

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Web 3.0

Web 3.0 will be defined by the next newly minted billionaire. Speculating what that will be before it happens is simply a mental floss exercise.

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U.S. Support For ‘Free Market’ Capitalism Drops Below China, Brazil, Poll Finds

A new report by GlobeScan, an international opinion research consultancy, suggests that the number of Americans who believe in the strength of the free market economy dropped markedly last year. In fact, according to the survey results, both Brazil and … Continue reading

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Geist: Canadian-backed report says music, movie, and software piracy is a market failure, not a legal one – thestar.com

Trademark and copyright holders frequently characterize piracy as a legal failure, arguing that tougher laws and increased enforcement are needed to stem infringing activity. But a new global study on piracy, backed by Canada’s International Development Research Centre, comes to … Continue reading

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China’s Ghost Cities and Malls

Tell me if you’ve heard this story before: Vast new cities of apartments and shops are being built across China at a rate of ten a year, but they remain almost completely uninhabited ghost towns. … “Yes, I think it … Continue reading

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