Enterprise IT is learning a lot from what could be termed "consumer IT" all the applications that people use outside of work. Most of these applications are termed "social" apps such as Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.
Tom Foremski: IMHO
Former Financial Times reporter Tom Foremski writes about Silicon Valley business trends and the intersection of technology and media.
Tom Foremski reports on the business and culture of Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and media.
Matt Richtel's New York Times article about the heavy stress of making a living as a blogger is not about the blogger life at all. It is about the life of a freelance journalist, which often sits at the bottom a very shallow barrel in terms of journalist compensation.
Trolls are the anonymous conversation killers of the online world. Yet I think they do provide something valuable: an insight into the human condition.
I've had my iPhone since the day it came out. I love everything about it except the phone part (AT&T is nowhere as good as Sprint).
[Updated: To clarify Videoegg is not closing, it is closing its doors to user generated content.]User generated content was supposed to be a goldmine.
Trolls are anonymous people that take the time to write abusive jibberish in comment sections and in online forums.But there are literary giants among the trolls, and they peak through the online chatter now and again.
The topic of trolls, people who take time to leave inane, usually abusive comments, that kill conversation on blogs, and forums, and other types of social media is interesting.Check back later this week for more on trolls and my theory about troll culture...
The more I look at it the more I'm convinced that Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, will replace Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle when he retires.
I've been thinking about the economics of Long Tail businesses. Check my math:Long Tail businesses are based on aggregating huge numbers of micro-markets.
I've been thinking about the economics of the long tail and its impact on the business of Silicon Valley's largest Internet companies and discovering some very interesting issues, which have lead me to some startling conclusions. But please check my math...