Reviewing my ‘08 Tumblr archive. http://brooksjordan.tumblr.com/archive/. Tumblr is a killer app for digital media.
Love how ad agencies are spinning off their own things. Tricky but a good trend. http://snipurl.com/9bcn5
Great interactive graphic on this year’s markets: http://snipurl.com/9bgoi
The basic math works out to this: You need a million monthly pageviews if you...– Making $100,000 From Your Blog
Git - Fast Version Control System →
Our Art Director created a beautiful Creative Brief document that was presented...– Getting Real and Design - (37signals)
Google doesn’t seem to work to any schedule. New features get released whenever...– Tough Love For Microsoft Search
dailymile | Share your training with friends →
As I see it, about 40-50% of the world’s wealth was vaporized this year....– Things I Wish For In The New Year
Find, Follow and Share Comments — BackType →
Credit, the disposition of one man to trust another, is singularly varying,”...– In 2009, Economy Will Depend on Unlocking Credit - NYTimes.com
Advertising is a massively old model based on the 1950s. As media has...– Advertising - Ad Agencies Create and Market Their Own Brands - NYTimes.com
Michelle Obama Fashion and Style →
Upstairs At Cody’s →
I walked up Telegraph in Berkeley, CA past the empty Cody’s bookstore last weekend. I’ve seen it empty before, but it really struck me this time, maybe because I wasn’t in such a rush. Cody’s….
There Goes My Customer →
Sure, TV retains its advertising dollars in this recession, but what’s really going on? The piece tells us that while the money continues to come in ratings are down and so the broadcast…
Read yesterday the avg NBA coach made $200K in 1986 and $3.5M today. Which reminds me Red Auerbach said he only needed himself to coach.
Nothing ever becomes real till it is experinced. / John Keats
Mr. Ross said he realized that Cody’s was doomed when he noticed that in the...– Bargain Hunting for Books, and Feeling Sheepish About It - NYTimes.com
That’s because this approach is pretty much more of the same old sh*t -...– On Marketing in Social Media, and Meals - John Battelle’s Searchblog
When “Holistic” Really Means Something →
Tim O’Reilly wrote a post today about Wendell Berry’s “In Distrust of Movements,” about the need to think holistically about our problems, and it inspired a comment, which I thought I’d share…
While it is almost certainly true that the sustainable landscape of small farms...– Thinking About Wendell Berry’s “In Distrust of Movements” - O’Reilly Radar
Realism, I think, is a very limited programme, but it informs us at least that...– Thinking About Wendell Berry’s “In Distrust of Movements” - O’Reilly Radar
Industrialism, which is the name of our economy, and which is now virtually the...– Thinking About Wendell Berry’s “In Distrust of Movements” - O’Reilly Radar
So, that’s the interesting challenge. If you had to charge for service,...– Seth’s Blog: Service worth paying for
These bank failures have more to do with risky lending and owning securities...– Bits Of Destruction
The news is full of stories this year end about the impending bankruptcies of...– Bits Of Destruction
The Teaching Company : Educational Courses on DVD,... →
Keynes: “We have magneto trouble.” http://snipurl.com/92wvs
“The Sun’s energy flows through your breakfast cereal, your morning coffee, your veins and your mind.” http://snipurl.com/92zkf
Lance Armstrong is tweeting @lancearmstrong
At the same time, a big effort must be made to purge the balance sheets of...– FT.com / Columnists / Martin Wolf - Keynes offers us the best way to think about the financial crisis
So why did so few people point out the obvious? One answer may be that...– Bubble blindness - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com
Biden meets with top economic advisors
What will people need in 2009 that the Web can provide, a year when needs and wants converge?
Display With New DNA →
This jumped out at me from John Battelle’s end-of-the-year predictions: Google will continue to struggle with its display advertising business, at least as it is traditionally understood,…
“The change in the world economy is of a magnitude that comes once every 100 years.” Katsuaki Watanabe, President, Toyota
List of advertising agencies - Wikipedia, the free... →
TBA Global Events
And it was a similar scene in Portland, Ore., where icy runways led to sharply...– Deep Chill Grips Much of Country, but Travel Eases - NYTimes.com
That way we’ll be putting out money at the top of the market but also at...– Investing In Thick and Thin
I sent a few tersely helpful emails before my email account was closed....– kewlchops: Not quite what I had in mind.
Google will continue to struggle with its display advertising business, at least...– Predictions 2008 - John Battelle’s Searchblog
But what comes after that? Right now everyone is talking about, say, two years...– Op-Ed Columnist - Life Without Bubbles - NYTimes.com
Unheroic Features →
Did you realize that when you use Google Maps to get driving directions that you can click on any step in those directions and get a visual (top pane) with your point on the map (bottom pane).