Why complain about email overload? Take advantage of the fact that you get a ton of email every day, especially when you’re away. It’s interesting that hardly anyone uses a creative “Out Of Office” message these days (I admit, nor do I). Today I got an interesting OOF message that immediately caught my attention, from […]

There are probably not a lot of words that get misinterpreted so many times as the word innovation. Anybody today who builds a friends list on their site, who releases an API, who created a ‘viral’ ….(you catch my drift) is innovating. Bullshit. Innovation refers to something that wasn’t done before and most of what […]

I liked this quote from Tim O’Reilly on a post related to Micro-blogging and how that compares to ‘regular’ blogging. Now I didn’t find the post itself that interesting, but Tim’s comment certainly was (emphasis is mine): “Also fascinating to see different tweeting behaviors evolve in real time. It’s like watching evolution in bacteria vs. […]

When I wrote about AideRSS for the first time about a year ago the company was only a couple of months old. Their slogan said best what it was they tried to do (and succeeded in quite well): Read what matters. AideRSS was built as a service that would help you overcome the struggle keeping […]

Behind the scenes tour of of an award-winning creative farm, juicing process and distribution in South West England. It didn’t say anything about no ad people were injured during the making of this movie so I hope everyone got out alright :) [Via Matth]

Fascinating stuff on television yesterday (yes that happens on occasion). It was a documentary of a guy called Stephen Wiltshire and I thought it was just stunning. Now I know some of you might have seen this already, the guy’s story isn’t really new, but it was the first I had heard/seen of him. From […]

Yesterday Microsoft announced the acquisition of Powerset, a San Francisco-based search and natural language company. This had been rumored already by some and so now it’s a fact. Today this news is all over on Techmeme mixed with yet new rumors about Yahoo buy-outs, partnership, acquisitions, etc etc… Don Dodge notices this as well and […]

One topic on my things-to-blog-about list just made a big leap to the top of the list: the Microspotting blog. It’s not that long ago that I read about this blog but nevertheless subscribed to it right away. So what is it about? “My name is Ariel and Microspotting is the place where I collect […]