NY Times has an article on how AOL is realizing that community is their bread & butter, not “synergy” between marketing and online content. Duh. They also have realized that users hate pop-up ads. Double Duh.
Got my new cellular phone on Friday. Very nice! We can cancel my pager now. Gay needs to get her Treo and then we can get rid of our biz phone and use cellular phones for .
Creative Commons has announced their spec. I think it would be cool to list our content as public domain for non-commercial use.
Online Journalism Review has a piece on MSNBC and its position within the MSN Network. Mildly interesting. Especialy this point:
According to Moore, approximately two-thirds of MSNBC users come from an MSN page. We also know from a reach perspective MSN is just critical to MSNBCs success, he adds, noting that CNN has lapped MSNBC in the last six months. The only way MSNBC is going to overcome that problem is with MSNs help.
Golly is MSNBC relavant at all if most of their traffic comes from MSN? The article talks about MSN’s plans to integrate even further and they will be putting the MSN Nav on MSNBC and MSNBC’s menus on MSN.
Slate uncovers the truth behind the AOL accounting scandal and doesn’t find anything.
AT&T is supposedly offering a 3Mbps downstream (384kbps upstream) service called “UltraLink” in Seattle. Haven’t been notified yet by AT&T, though. I wish the upstream speed was a little faster.
This NY Times article suggests that people’s attitude towards paying for online content is changing for the better. But online ads are still a more viable source of revenue.
Today it’s time to say “Sayonara, .” It all comes down to an issue of character. In this case the company has failed to maintain the best interests of outside shareowners. By declining to show true leadership on the stock option expensing issue — which management claims to agree with — no longer meets the criteria of a Rule Maker company.
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