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Entries from May 2009

The Twitter Guys At All Things D

May 26th, 2009 · No Comments

After watching the highlights of The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher’s interview with Twitter founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone (at The Four Seasons in Carlsbad, CA) it would almost seem that the guys behind one of the fastest growing information distribution networks in the world simply stumbled into this and are […]

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Tags: Business · Technology

Chopping Down Dead Trees

May 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Yesterday I killed off more than 100 old books and transported their analog corpses in a stolen suitcase to a lonely loading dock behind the library and dumped them. Now, thinking back, I can’t help but feel badly about it. To me books always hold more than the stories in them. They hold my memories […]

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Tags: Books

The Outsourced Tweet?

May 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Got this tweet today from Circe Wallace at @CirceSnow. It appears that she is not exactly happy with something someone else tweeted for her suggesting she was exhausted after snowboarding at Jackson Hole with T-Rice. I don’t know who was tweeting for Circe if those weren’t her “own words,” but it is something to think […]

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Tags: Media · Technology

Yosemite Falls, May 8, 2009

May 12th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Travel

The Downside Of Screwing Good Customers

May 12th, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve worked in media long enough to know that a business’ best customers are often the easiest to extract money from, but in a time when tracking ROI is so simple I would think that customers who are easily retained should get the best deals. Because, quite literally, they cost less. Unfortunately, that idea has […]

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Tags: Media