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  • My Legal Firewall
    08/17/2009 1:41PM
    Here's something you may want to look at, an inexpensive legal document drafting wizard run by our attorney. Check it out: [My Legal Firewall][1]. [1]: http://digicontracts.com/kits/firewall.aspx?affId=89801 ... Read Full Article
  • First Jet Flies Powered By Algal Fuel
    01/09/2009 3:56PM
    Algae makes far more sense than any other source for transportation fuels (given its 30:1 yield advantage over any other biofuel crop) so this is big news. Aside from being carbon neutral, algal sourced fuels carry the additional benefit of not competing with food crops for arable land. Get the details [here ... Read Full Article
  • Biochar-Agrichar: New/Old Technology As A Weapon Against Climate Change
    09/11/2008 9:30AM
    A new take on 2500 year old technology could help make a huge dent in the greenhouse gas problem, while simultaneously improving soils and agricultural output. See the video introduction [here][1]. [1]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzmpWR6JUZQ&feature=related ... Read Full Article
  • IEA Calls For Tight Oil Through 2013
    07/02/2008 9:54AM
    An IEA study released on 1 July says world oil supplies will likely remain stretched with little excess capacity through 2013. This does not bode well for consumer prices, as the cost of energy generally cascades into multiple sectors of the economy; The Wall Street Journal has the details [here][1]. [1]: http:/ ... Read Full Article
  • The Oil Gap Hits The Main Stream
    05/22/2008 2:09PM
    The IEA (the Paris based Independent Energy Agency) is in the middle of an across the board evaluation of the condition of the world's oil fields. The study results won't be released until November, but already, industry insiders and analysts are suggesting that the results may describe a much tighter world oil su ... Read Full Article
  • Multitasking May Age You And Hurt Your Brain
    01/28/2008 10:07AM
    Many folks who are forced to multitask on an ongoing basis already understand that multiple demands on attention can slow you down and carry significant switching costs. An article over at the Atlantic looks at this in detail; you can read it [here.][1] [1]: http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200711/multitasking ... Read Full Article
  • Personal Stock Streamer by DTLink Software
    07/19/2007 1:23PM
    If you are looking for [DTLink Software][1] and/or Personal Stock Streamer you've come to the wrong place. Check out and . To get in touch with me, please use the form. [1]: http://www.dtlink.com ... Read Full Article
  • Practical Atmospheric C02 Scrubbing
    04/26/2007 9:16AM
    Looks like a small startup in Arizona has gotten through the first stages of testing an atmospheric C02 scrubbing device; Get the details [here.][1] If they continue to be successful, one can only hope they go public... [1]: http://www.physorg.com/news96732819.html ... Read Full Article
  • Open Source Business Blog
    03/13/2007 6:55PM
    Came across a very interesting presentation on open source business models. blog entry here: [http://stephesblog.blogs.com/my\_weblog/2007/03/the\_best_presen.html][1] [1]: http://stephesblog.blogs.com/my_weblog/2007/03/the_best_presen.html ... Read Full Article
  • startupping
    02/21/2007 1:13PM
    As reported on slashdot [here][1]: *"Today I launched a new site, [Startupping][2], dedicated to helping Internet entrepreneurs. For the launch I asked several successful entrepreneurs about [lessons they learned starting and running Internet companies][3]. The first set of replies includes responses from Pau ... Read Full Article
  • Offshoring.
    10/02/2006 11:18AM
    As reported by slashdot:* "According to Ronald Reagan's former deputy secretary of the treasury in this article in Counterpunch, [globalization is destroying US I.T. jobs][1]. From the article: 'During the past five years (January 01 – January 06), the information sector of the US economy lost 644,000 jobs, o ... Read Full Article
  • The Next Logical Step: Biomimicry
    09/27/2006 11:23AM
    Biomimicry: the art/science of life imitation. Proponents quite logically believe that instead of trying to reinvent the wheel (which we've been doing in most cases with technology since the beginning of the industrial revolution), why not do what already works? By studying nature's existing processes (which ... Read Full Article
  • Building Items
    06/13/2006 1:14AM
    Here are some photos of some of the iron/steel work and other misc materials in the building that have to be cleared out. We're currently looking at some salvage companies that may be interested in taking this stuff off my hands: [Photos of Building Items.][1] [1]: /uploaded_html/albums/buildingitems ... Read Full Article
  • Winning the Oil Endgame
    03/29/2006 10:28AM
    Duncan found this one: *"Winning the Oil Endgame* offers a coherent strategy for ending oil dependence, starting with the United States but applicable worldwide. There are many analyses of the oil problem. This synthesis is the first roadmap of the oil *solution*—one led by business for profit, not dictated b ... Read Full Article
  • Extremely Useful Reverse VNC Server for Customer Support
    03/23/2006 2:06PM
    Designed for single click auto-install auto-uninstall customer support applications where you need to see a customers desktop to help them with something but they can't run a normal VNC server (due to lack of knowledge, NAT firewalls, etc) you can use this solution: ... Read Full Article
  • Examples of how NOT to treat clients . . .
    01/13/2006 11:58PM
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    This is one of those, "Wow, aren't clients stupid" websites, and contains not only a ton of example of exactly how ***not*** to treat your clients but also illustrates a number of ways that you can miss opportunities to upsell and make more money. ... Read Full Article
  • Google Striking Fear into the Corporate Masses
    11/06/2005 12:41PM
    As reported by slashdot: *"The New York Times reports that [Google is striking fear][1] into the hearts of even unrelated industries. From the article: 'We watch Google very closely at Wal-Mart," said Jim Breyer, a member of Wal-Mart's board. In Google, Wal-Mart sees both a technology pioneer and the se ... Read Full Article
  • More bad News: Tech Companies Swimming In Lawsuits
    10/21/2005 11:12PM
    No doubt thanks to the patent system and copyright silliness, as mentioned on Slashdot.org: *"A new survey shows that the tech industry places third after healthcare and energy companies in the number of lawsuits it deals with. It states that [an average tech company faces 42 lawsuits currently][1], more than ... Read Full Article
  • Oh No. This is terrible - Patent Board Eliminates "Technological Arts" Requirement For Business Method Patents
    10/17/2005 3:49PM
    Ummm, in the terrible news category: "From the article: *"Our determination is that there is currently no judicially recognized separate "technological arts" test to determine patent eligible subject matter under 101. We decline to create one. Therefore, it is apparent that the examiner's rejec ... Read Full Article
  • GPL 3 May Force Services to Release Source Code
    09/30/2005 10:01AM
    Richard Stallman discusses the possibility that GPL version 3, as yet to be released, will force web companies that base their services on GPL software to release the source code: The article can be read at [ZDNet][1]. How bad this will be will depend on the "linking" clauses. If, for web applicati ... Read Full Article
  • Google is now 7 years old.
    09/27/2005 12:25PM
    As reported on Slashdot, our favorite search engine company is now 7 years old. *"On this day, in 1998, [Google was born][1]. Seven years later, and it has not only become the most popular search engine on the internet, but it has also become an integral part of many people's online life. From [Google search] ... Read Full Article
  • Economic Fallout From Katrina, Now And Later
    08/31/2005 11:25AM
    As legions of economic analysts continue to churn out predictions about the effects of Katrina on the national economy, [some are predicting a big hit this year, with a miniboom to follow by Q3 of next year.][1] One thing is certain, we'll find out one way or another. [1]: http://money.cnn.com/2005/08/30/news/e ... Read Full Article
  • Joel on Software - Hitting the High Notes
    07/25/2005 5:25PM
    Here's an excellent article on how there's no replacement for excellent programmers; a rant I go on fairly often as people try to "commoditize" creative work ... and don't ever let yourself believe that developing software isn't a creative endeavor: "... does it even make sense to talk about having the ... Read Full Article
  • Blogging for dollars
    07/17/2005 10:10AM
    From an article over at Slashdot, here's a guy that claims to have earned between $10,000 and $20,000 in the month of May from AdSense ads on his blog: ... Read Full Article
  • Bootstrapping: The Secret to Entrepreneurial Success
    04/12/2005 10:27PM
    Forwarded to me by my business partner, Anatoly, this is a good article that describes many of my views on the "right way" to build a business: Of course, this is how Anatoly and I built DTLink Software, a company that is steadily growing. ... Read Full Article