The Month of New Search Engines?

In the years to come, will this month be declared the month that forever changed the face of Internet search engines? There have been at least two significant launches that I have read about. Based on sophisticated algorhythms, these two new search engines promise more "intelligent" search results. First, there is Wolfram Alpha, which I…

Walmart listening to its customers

THE MOST IMPORTANT DIGITAL LESSON I'VE LEARNED... I have picked this pearl of wisdom to share with you today: You can't control what people say about you on the web, but you can be a good listener. This is from Walmart:  Walmart has been getting into the act it would seem in a big way,…

Hammy the Hamster Goes Organic…

Which tastes better: organic or conventional food? This Hammy the Hamster Goes Organic video (and especially the out-takes further below) is bound to produce a smile. And, if you are sensitive to the quality of the food you eat, then you could find the experiment of interest. Created by the authors of the The Cooks…

Market prices for metals and paper fall off the charts…

With falling market prices, what is to become of the recycling market?If it were not difficult enough to raise funds in the current economic conditions for sustainable development, market prices for aluminium, paper, plastic and steel have been falling through the [corrugated] roof, making recycling a far less attractive business. As reported by Gannett News…

This Crisis Will Bring A Paradigm Shift On The Internet

Crisis, What Crisis? Bring forth the Internet As we spin into the depths of this worldwide economic crisis, the opportunity for companies to move to more efficient, effective and measurable marketing activities online seems perfectly obvious, if not natural. The time has never been more appropriate for companies to ramp up online activity because their…

The Ultimate Way – Doing it in Slow Motion

A Search for the Ultimate “Way” in Sports, Business and LifeWhen people refer to the Great One, MariO or COsby, or then again Michael JOrdan, BjOrn BOrg or Tiger WOOds, one would not be surprised to think that they all share a hidden talent. The hidden or invisible talent? Seeing things in slow motion when,…

Cicero, the Roman Statesman, Called for a Balanced Budget …

Cicero Called for Balancing the Budget ... 2000 years ago Cicero, the Roman statesman (106BC-43BC) is said to have said the following (you can check here)*:"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands…