Tom Foremski

Tom Foremski reports on the business and culture of Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and media.

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Go West young IT worker!

In 1851 Indianna journalist John Soule advised: "Go West Young Man."With the financial crisis causing turmoil in the financial services sector there are tens of thousands of IT jobs being lost on the East coast and elsewhere in the US.

September 24, 2008 by


The economics of online advertising affects online software publishers

There are many startups that hope to support themselves and their services through online advertising, through clicks and pageviews, in the same way as media companies.About three years ago, when Jeff Nolan was working as a venture capitalist at the enterprise software giant SAP, he told me that SAP's research showed that online advertising could not support software development costs.

September 9, 2008 by