I’m a little late to this party, but I thought it worth quickly posting. Andrew Lahde goes where many of us dream of going with his open resignation letter. This made the inevitable splash in finance circles, and now the ripples risk washing away in the wake of the larger financial crisis news. (I first … More Lahde: Going out on a high note.
Huh! So hanging around at the Chinatown olympic celebration, in recognition of the start of the 2008 games in Beijing, and who vaults onto the stage? Mayor Nutter. And a bunch of past Philly Olympians Without much fanfare, and less explanation. Weird, but oddly appropriate.
A good friend and talented writer, Paul Lucas, gets even more recognition of his efforts. His most recent article, an interview with WMMR (including the legendary Pierre Robert), graces Montgomery Newspapers and gets a nod of approval on the front page of WMMR’s site (Keep scrolling. Stop gawking at the hotties. *time-limited, since the homepage … More Noteworthy: People
Amazon pushed their facelift. Details are available here, but you will probably want to just go through the front door.
Apparently, after crunching the numbers, the eggheads at the New York Times finally realized that they could get more revenue from ads, than they could charging for a subscription. Or so the AFP is intimating. Go figure. probably had something to do with the number of stunted deep-link attempts. Way to read your logs, guys! … More New York Times online is Free! (almost)
Two surprises from Apple in as many days! Jojo @ nono.com hipped me (thanks Jojo!). Apparently, Steve “came to his senses”. In an open letter to Apple customers, he’s come clean that Apple has a responsibility to it’s “early adopters”. All the posturing and bids for good press aside, this is pretty much an unprecedented … More …Throw Money. (AKA: the iPhone Rebate)
I’m sure everyone and their brother has heard by now. How could you have NOT? Today is the day that Apple updated their entire iPod line. All bright and shiny! Touch screens for the iPod (Touch). Video for the nano (fatty). Beautiful devices in that typical Apple way (I don’t like the new nano’s proportions … More Apple Strikes Again.
Embattled Attorney General Resigns (NYT, August 27th, 2007) (well, not without the inevitable puff of Hot Air. Even “non-news” links all the way from my new favorite town in NC, Asheville). hmmmph. I’m practically pleasantly speechless. Of course there is PLENTY of noise about this elsewhere, so i’ll just stay quiet. On a COMPLETELY unrelated … More Huh. He actually stepped down!