• Quote of the day 3

    “These Park Avenue sophisticates who go to the Polo store and spend trillions of dollars on cashmere sweaters are going to buy gummy bears in my store. Just because they buy certain clothes and wear mink coats and whatever, they still have an inner child. They will buy lollipops.” — Dylan Lauren, owner of Dylan’s… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day 2

    “There’s no limit to how far I could go in AOL – it’s just the limits they put on me. I’m not in line to be CEO of AOL, but it’s obvious that’s where I’ll end up, if I stay focused. Somebody’s got to be the next CEO of AOL.” — Jason Calcanis, quoted in… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day 1

    “We had these really big Web sites, but what we didn’t have was a way of entering, in a quick and rapid and scalable way, into smaller categories of topical passion.” AOL EVP Jim Bankoff on AOL’s acquisition of Weblogs Inc, in a Wired story on why Jason Calcanis is now a media genius.

  • Quote of the Day

    “The Flickrizers most ambitious goal is to turn Web searching itself into a social event — the idea being that you can find what you’re looking for faster if you first see pages saved and tagged by people you know and trust. Done well, it could play as the triumph of the humans over Google’s… Continue Reading

  • Open Source index:Fortune 500 Business Blogging

    Wired and Socialtext‘s Fortune 500 Business Blogging wiki–how cool is this? Chris Anderson writes: “…we’ve decided to open source the project…. It’s a wiki’d version of the above spreadsheet that anyone can edit, adding new Fortune 500 blogs as they’re found or revising existing entries. It’s released under a Creative Commons attribution license, so anyone… Continue Reading

  • Noted

    WeightWatchers reports that weight loss is the #1 New Year’s resolution. Is anyone surprised?(Via SPIP) So how does Google collect and rank search results? Details here. (Via no fancy name) Dave Beisel: Do new web services make the transition from serving digerati to usage in the mainstream? (Or, in other words, how does something new… Continue Reading

  • Head cold: I’ve got it, too

    Confession: I made the mistake of thinking I wouldn’t be one of the sniffling, wheezing hordes complaining about cold and flu this week–but I was wrong. It may be almost a week since Christmas, but my nose is as red as Santa’s coat and as runny as Rudolph’s eyes(ugh). Writing year-end charity checks and trying… Continue Reading