Category: Business

April Fool’s Day roundup 0

April Fool’s Day roundup

It’s kind of become tradition in the technology industry to put out a fake announcement on April 1 of some cool experimental technology that will revolutionize the industry and is usually completely implausible.  Google...

The war is over! Blu-ray Wins! 0

The war is over! Blu-ray Wins!

I recently wrote an article about the High Definition DVD format war.  Well, the war is over.  Yesterday, Toshiba (the creator of the HD-DVD format) announced it would cease production of HD-DVD technology. So...

Google Apps rocks! 0

Google Apps rocks!

Recently, I got a new server. While trying to get the email handling installed, I became very frustrated. Not only did managing the email consume a majority of my server administration time, but it...

McDonald’s wrapper improves taste 0

McDonald’s wrapper improves taste

A recent study highlighted the influence of marketing on children by taste testing food wrapped in McDonald’s food wrappers. The study had youngsters sample identical McDonald’s foods in name-brand and unmarked wrappers. The unmarked...

What to teach your kids — that they aren’t learning in school 0

What to teach your kids — that they aren’t learning in school

I recently started following a blog from a 19-yr old Entrepreneur, Ben Casnocha. A recent post struck me as quite insightful. Ben outlines 8 things that you need to teach your kids that they...

Familiarty vs Superiority and cognitive-lockin 0

Familiarty vs Superiority and cognitive-lockin

A recent study from the Journal of Consumer Research and highlighted by ars technica indicates that most consumers are a little duped when it comes to judging the superiority of consumer products. Too often...

A new desktop environment… Mozilla 0

A new desktop environment… Mozilla

Almost everyone has heard of Mozilla. The Mozilla organization is the descendant of Netscape and is the producer of Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird. One of the little known technologies behind the Mozilla products...

Book Review: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R Covey 0

Book Review: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R Covey

I’ve never thought myself in need of The Seven Habits because I never saw myself in any type of management roll and assumed that it was specifically for business management. My new job is...