Hilarious & Nerdy Cartoons Making Fun Of Work, Technology, Colleagues,…

You know the deal: tons of weirdly named files in a folder and you cannot find the most recent version, people asking what SUDO does, your girlfriend telling you to spend more time with her, and, colleagues at work fussing about code documentation…forget about it and have fun with these hilarious cartoons by Geek & Poke! Continue reading “Hilarious & Nerdy Cartoons Making Fun Of Work, Technology, Colleagues,…”

How Many E-Mails Did You Handle in 2011? This App Knows It All.

Toutapp Year In ReviewDo you know how many e-mails you handled in 2011? How many replies you got or who you e-mailed with most? There is a free app by Toutapp that knows it all: YearInReview connects to your Gmail account and analyses received, replied and sent e-mails then displays the results in an interactive infographic. I’m still eagerly waiting for my report to finish (masses of e-mails to go through) but there is a sample report that shows quite a few interesting metrics. Continue reading “How Many E-Mails Did You Handle in 2011? This App Knows It All.”

Best Pivots in Business: Did you know Berkshire Hathaway was into Textiles?

Best Pivots in BusinessThere is an interesting discussion and outcome at Quora: users were asked what they find the best pivots in business.

Did you know that Berkshire Hathaway produced Textiles before getting into the private equity business? Or Sony producing Rice cookers before conquering and (at least partially) losing the electronics world? Check out the answers and Nokia shoes from 1936… Continue reading “Best Pivots in Business: Did you know Berkshire Hathaway was into Textiles?”

Indie Musician Makes $19,000 In 10 Hours Using Twitter

Interesting post from Amanda Palmer of the Dresden Dolls on using online media to connect directly with fans and make money.

so there i am, alone on friday night and i make a joke on twitter (which goes out to whichever of my 30,000 followers are online):

“i hereby call THE LOSERS OF FRIDAY NIGHT ON THEIR COMPUTERS to ORDER, motherfucker.”
9:15 PM May 15th from web

One thing led to another …

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