October 31, 2014

Howard broke radio, now radio wants to break him. . .

CBS sues Howard Stern.  Best part?  43 page complaint!!!

Favorite 43 Best List? Presidents!

My favorite 43 best list has to be the 43 Best Presidents.  Check it out here.  It is hard to argue this one…

Lists? How about one more? 43 Best Blogs in the Universe!

A friend of ours is starting a new blog network and he launched a new ‘Top Blogs’ list (I won’t mention who is doing it or what it is called) and it reminded me of a post Josh Hallett wrote last August titled, "List of Blogs Nobody Reads by Should and Other Lists." His point? [...]

YouTube, great source for parodies!

Ever wonder what YouTube was good for?  Parodies.  This one gave me a chuckle.  Great production values!  Almost makes me want to go out and by the Microsoft iPod.  Thanks Brian for pointing it out.  

Making a difference in my life . . .

Periodically people will ask me why I have been successful in business. This question is funny to me because I don’t actually feel all that successful – mostly I feel like I am a work in progress. But nevertheless I do get the question. I normally joke with the questioner and move on to another [...]

WTF Russell Beattie

I just spent a few minutes reading the lastest post from Russell Beattie titled "wtf 2.0." He spends 15+ paragraphs ranting about how "The worst thing about all the Web 2.0 hype is the complete loss of business perspective." I guess I am not sure what all the fuss is about. I am not sure [...]

BarCamp Austin

  We will be down for SXSW so stopping in at BarCamp Austin seems like a good idea. 

Mashing up PodServe, FrankenFeed & InstantFeed

I came up with a quick tool mashup that I thought I would share with you. Weblogs Work have several managed podcasts for clients on PodServe. I used FrankenFeed to combine each of the podcast feeds into a single “monster” feed. Then I took that “monster” feed and used InstantFeed to deliver updates to any [...]

SimpleTicket Organizational Meeting

Starting next Tuesday (2/28/06) the SimpleTicket team will be holding a standing conference call at 10:00AM Con Bridge: 214.550.3540. The calls will last between 10 minutes and an 30 minutes as needed. We will be discussing the future of the project, ongoing initiatives, and division of duties. The calls will be open to anyone interested [...]

USPTO issues patent to Neil for Internet (Al Gore is pissed)

So you can get a patent for just about anything.  Just ask Neil Balthaser, he got a patent for internet applications that use Flash, Flex, Java, Ajax, and XAML.  The smart people at the USPTO wouldn’t know a rich-media applicaiton if it bit them on the ass.  Check this one out: The patent, No. 7,000,180 [...]