Links for Saturday, May 19, 2007
- Dana Gardner: Microsoft: A Law Firm Pretending to Be An Army Pretending to Be A Software Company – “We’re now seeing Microsoft’s true stripes. The performance of the products is a charade, an unfortunate cost of doing business in a once competitive market. The real means to profits and market share are really about legal positioning, but in essence necessitates a military posture.“
- Techshout: Comcast Cable TV Discontinues Use of Microsoft Software – “On Monday, officials from Comcast announced that the renowned Cable TV operator is dropping Microsoft software and on-screen guides from its Washington digital service.” Excellent.
- Alek Komar: Rainbows – “Six 28mm images stitched together capture the full double rainbows“
- Marshall Kirkpatrick: Social Media for Marketing: What We’ve Done at SplashCast So Far – “As a result of implementing this strategy before, during and after our initial launch, we had more than 1,000 publishers register for an account at launch, we doubled that in our first month to 2,000 and doubled it again in our second month to more than 4,000. SplashCast player loads are now aproaching 5.5 million.“
- IBM Press Release: Live IBM Sales People to Staff New Virtual IBM Business Center – “One advantage of going to a virtual world to get your information is that finding it can be faster and easier than just navigating a web site. In the virtual Business Center you can browse the 3-D book shelves, view a 3-D book or just ask the librarian, just like in the real world.“