The book suggests that the Web is not competition for traditional media, but a...– We Want It, and Waiting Is No Option - New York Times
They have a CPM of over $8,” he said, citing the cost per thousand viewers. That...– Bravo’s Chief Reaches Out to the Prosperous Urban Woman - New York Times
The line at Stumptown has high refresh rate.
just loved Sera Cahoone - Only as the Day Is Long http://hypem.com/track/517823
Using my MacBook to install to a friend’s MacBook Air.
Boing Boing’s moderation policy: http://snipurl.com/22y5z. Love it.
marco: Counting Crows’ new song, Washington...
I’m using the Ludicrous search plugin to post to Twitter.
Exponential growth is unintuitive, because it can be imperceptible for a long...– Futurist Ray Kurzweil Pulls Out All the Stops (and Pills) to Live to Witness the Singularity
It should be no surprise that taking one awesome thing like a burger and adding...– About Kenny & Zuke’s: Housemade Pastrami and Bagels
I don’t necessarily only want to be Ramona,” he says....– Futurist Ray Kurzweil Pulls Out All the Stops (and Pills) to Live to Witness the Singularity
I knew that if Google were to make me an offer, I would accept it. I mean, hey,...– How I Blew My Google Interview - Silicon Alley Insider
portvangelist Someone who is an evangelist for the Portland Oregon lifestyle....– Urban Dictionary: portvangelist
Dropping Into Community →
Toyota, the car maker, sponsoring Vimeo’s development roadmap. Lulu Lemon Athletica, a yoga retailer, using local athletes as ambassadors for local stores. Barkley, an ad agency, …
I’m sitting next to a woman at lunch that reminds me of a character in “Mad Men.”
Man, if you haven’t tried 37signals “OpenBar” that uses OpenID, do. It’s buh-tah. http://snipurl.com/22oty
Many years ago I heard Jerry Yang say “do business with people whose actions end in ‘ed’.” As in, I finished the code, I mailed you a check.
Specifically, PQ says total spending on alternative media - including...– Alternative Media Spending Expected To Grow A Collective 20.2 Percent In ‘08: Report | paidContent.org
Mad Men and Laughing Babies →
So the agency was full of “mad men” not too long ago. It’s no wonder new media agencies like Deep Focus have to do the real work, the heavy lifting, of getting companies to use the Web…
I really think that agencies need to focus heavily on how they can build...– Social Media: ‘Agencies Don’t Get It,’ Survey Says
The advertising business was flush, blissfully unburdened by aging readerships,...– ‘Mad Men’ - Television - Review - New York Times
Autism: The Musical: http://blip.tv/file/230137
Farewell, My Subaru - Boing Boing TV
Barkley is taking part in a trend that is meant to reshape the way agencies earn...– Seeking Profits (and Respect) in Ownership - New York Times
Being able to watch the NCAA tourney online is really, really the best: http://www.ncaasports.com
Back of the Napkin →
What Hollywood Video and Apple Have In Common →
Mark Wattles founded Hollywood Video in 1988. And he was known for getting right in Blockbuster’s face. He would put Hollywood’s stores right across the street from Blockbuster ones and dare…
When You’re Successful, You Fall In Love →
Twitter. MacBook Air. AdWords. Flip. What do they have in common? Simple/power gets you 13 percent market share in a year. (Apple now owns 14 percent of the PC market.) …
Flip Video →
bside6 - works partnership architecture LLC →
Game Plan Energy Literacy →
The average American uses 11400 Watts of power continuously. This is the equivalent of burning 114 x100 Watt light bulbs, all the time. The average person globally uses 2255 Watts of power, or a little less than 23 x100 Watt light bulbs.
Portland’s Jive grades Gartner and Forrester. That’s awesome. http://snipurl.com/227rs
This experience of energy she describes . . .
BJ: Highly recommended: http://snipurl.com/225al
JA: Wow, dude. That was stunning. How is it that things like that (brain hemorrhage) happen to BRAIN researchers?? Seems uncanny at times.
My mom was always right brain this and left brain that. This relationship is fascinating. How did it evolve? Knowing what we do, how & when do we choose to use either side?
I'd love to see a brain study showing how the left brain activity centers quiet when people meditate. Or, do certain psychedelic and other drugs quiet left brain function? Awaken right brain activity? This experience of energy she describes...a deeper connection to the universe, what "matter" is truly...that's all accessible via the right brain?
Now that's good shit on a Wednesday.
49% of blacks have a very favorable impression of whites, but only 26% of whites have a very favorable impression of blacks. C’mon whites.
It’s only by being able to appeal to a small, affluent audience that HBO,...– zigzigger: Indie TV?
So in return for saving “innovative” “lightly regulated”...– Fund my Mutual Fund: Larry Fink from Blackrock (BLK) Getting More Bullish
Jon Stewart is just so damn funny. Yes, the president makes it easier on him, but still: http://snipurl.com/221kh
Beacon Returns →
Beacon has returned and it works … great. I was given a very obvious chance to opt-out at joost.com and then required to opt-in when I opened up my profile in Facebook. Also, after…
Broken Arrow | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
Too much catsup can ruin the fries.– Question your work - (37signals)
Like a parent . . .
“The Communist Party is like the parent to the Tibetan people, and it is always considerate about what the children need,” Mr. Zhang said last year. He later added: “The Central Party Committee is the real Buddha for Tibetans.” Outrageous … how removed from reality can you be?