Ignoring the Introvert – Why even tech companies get it wrong

Introverts have fantastic ideas

There is a certain meeting that is a staple at many tech companies – the user experience design review. It typically involves a designer or product manager presenting the design for a feature while managers, engineers and anyone with a suitable weapon proceed to beat the unfortunate presenter for an hour. The other day I …

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Nevermind Facebook and Twitter? Google+ Has Replaced StumbleUpon

Google+ Replaces Stumble Upon

There has been a lot written about Google+ in the last 8 months. From tech prognosticators who declared it dead on arrival, Google’s answer to social media, a zombie walking, an interesting place to find new friends, really it’s about to die any day just ignore those 60 million users, a great replacement for Twitter, …

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Welcome to Facebook. You can checkout anytime you like, but you can never leave

You can never leave facebook

Leaving Facebook is hard work. Really hard work. The kind of hard work that leaves you sweating in the desert heat wearing nothing but striped pajamas and shackles while the warden shouts derogatory cusswords in your direction. The kind of hard work that saps your soul as you watch it swirling down the drain like …

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GoDaddy Supports SOPA–Learn How to Transfer Your Domain and Save the Internet

GoDaddy and Sopa want to spy on you

It was with some shock that I awoke today to discover the one of the most used domain registrars supports SOPA. For those of you who aren’t aware, SOPA is a piece of legislation currently under consideration by the US congress that would effectively destroy innovation on the Internet. Google, Facebook, Mozilla, Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, …

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How to Fix Software Patents

How to fix software patents

Much has been written about software patents in the recent months. As we watch high profile lawsuits ravage across the globe burning time, focus and attention from many of the largest players in the mobile space it’s clear that the existing patent system isn’t working. Kevin Marks’ recent post inspired me to write down some …

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