Tom Foremski

In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to become a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the blog Silicon Valley Watcher — reporting on the collision of media and technology. Tom arrived in San Francisco in 1984, and has covered US technology markets for leading computer journals and newspapers around the world. Silicon Valley has become a Media Valley.

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New rules: the mashup of business strategy and corporate comms

New rules: the mashup of business strategy and corporate comms

There is mashup of business strategy and corporate communications occurring that some companies are using to their advantage, while others are stumbling upon this potent combination by accident or intuition.Let me give you some examples of what I mean:-Dan Scheinman is head of Cisco's mergers and acquisitions, and also he is head of corporate communications.

March 20, 2006 by in CXO

A reader writes...on conversationisms

A reader writes...on conversationisms

This was in response by reader yusoshi to my post on Conversation Overload, I dragged it out of the comments section because because it is well written and adds to the conversation (!)"I think Tom really hits the nail on the head with this article.

March 6, 2006 by in Collaboration

Google says it will run out of people

Google says it will run out of people

According to the latest report from Merrill Lynch, authored by Lauren Fine, GOOG CFO George Reyes spoke at the Merrill Lynch investor conference and said: "importantly, for the first time, Reyes did say that the law of large numbers will likely start to come into play."If you are wondering what the law of large numbers means in the context of Google, here is a quote from GOOG CEO Eric Schmidt in a Washington Post story from  May 13 2005.

February 28, 2006 by in Google

Anti-censorship and anti-click fraud?

Anti-censorship and anti-click fraud?

San Diego based Anonymizer is developing a technology to help Chinese internet users avoid the Chinese government's censorship efforts. It is a neat idea, however, it looks like it would make it nearly impossible to detech click-fraud--the practice of clicking on ads to make money.

February 25, 2006 by in Networking

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