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Getting ready for a post-car America

classic cars

Without a doubt, the 20th century was the century of the car. Automobiles came into their own and changed the culture in America and across Europe. Before the car, people lived in the city and worked in the city, or…

Save The Date: Internet-Wide Day Of Action February 27

The FCC is repealing net neutrality, but we can stop them by using the Congressional Review Act (CRA). Get ready for Operation: #OneMoreVote, a major Internet-wide day of action, Tuesday, February 27, to secure the final vote needed to pass…

FastCompany says the Internet wrecked the California economy

The article by Douglass Rushkoff, How the Tech Boom Terminated California’s Economy, blames the Internet for not only California’s current economic mess, but also for “undermining America’s biggest industry–finance.” It’s an interesting, theory, that is probably worth a read. Personally…

eComm 2009 right around the corner

The conference takes place in San Francisco March 3-5. If you’re interested in where communications is heading, including voice, video, and social services, ecomm 2009 is the place to be. I’ll be giving a 5 minute lightning presentation on Harnessing…

Historical footnote

Today I sold my last Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) (formerly SUNW) stock – at a net loss of about 80%. I was looking pretty smart back in 2000-2001.  Even though to a large degree I had lost faith in SUN,…