Ever since I met Gina, I have been trying to be more hip to the sustainable, green, and otherwise eco-friendly life. It is really hard right now, and it shouldn't be.
Who Googles for Google? My new friend from New York, that's who!
This guy thought it would be good to type google in to google, like the search engine won't work without it...
Does that work for other things?
Robert Scoble is a champion of blogging, podcasting, video and naked conversations. See what he had to say about corporate identity in his blog just now:
Without clicking anywhere find me a real human being. Not one made out of a stock photo agency.
I just came across the blog at Ibiblio.com after checking out Lyceum, which is an great project I will likely be writing about soon. Apparently the guy who writes the blog has an assignment to do statistics for the Facebook, because he has a whole article just about Freshman usage statistics at a particular school.
I saw this re-posted at Kottke.com:
Glenn Reynolds makes an interesting analogy about journalism and beer making in his new book:
Reposted from Burning Questions:
[A] promising indicator of the success of podcasting is its comparison to... The DVD. Back in 2000, the DVD format, just 3 years old at the time, was declared the most successful product launch in consumer electronics history, outselling the VCR five to one. ...the number of podcasts available online is tenfold that of DVD titles in nearly half the time.
The story of starting a blogging business is not a new one: if you listen to as many podcasts and read as many blogs as I do (which is not a large amount), the formula stares you in the face. There have been covers stories in BusinessWeek that caught huge attention for blogs. Whereas a year ago I would not have been able to say so, my dad now knows what blogging is. So when I tell him I am interested in pursuing blogging for money, he didn't shoot down the idea right away.
Funny thing about bands releasing new albums, everybody has already heard it before it comes out. Bootleggers and engineering interns all over the world spread the album around as soon as a final mix is delivered, and UK sensation Belle and Sebastian is no exception.