“Not everyone can vacation in Italy some of you have to vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. That’s the way the world is.” http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/videoplayer/flvplayer.swfIn The Know: Are America’s Rich Falling Behind The Super-Rich?
As usual, Barry Ritholtz is right on the money when it comes to the credit crisis: – From 2003 to 2006, Real Estate was driving the economy; – Housing wasn’t a “true” bubble; Rather, credit was a massive bubble; – Inventory has continued to build throughout the downturn, delaying any housing bottom; – High qualityContinue reading “On the Ball on Housing”
…but I like this clean, colorful look for my site. I’m going to add some flourish at some point, but I’m pretty satisfied. (Oh, and as promised, it uses YUI Grids.)
I’ve had two tabs open all morning because I know they deserve to be written about, but I can’t figure out what I want to say. So here goes. Matt at 37 signals cherry picks some great tips from a more comprehensive list of Amazon.com’s strategies for scaling and managing a web business. I’ll distillContinue reading “Secrets of the Jungle”
I finally found a few hours this weekend to play with YUI’s CSS component, and boy does it rock. Like a lot of folks in this business, I hesitated to “outsource” some of what I consider to be my work to an external entity, but I finally realized I don’t have the time or energyContinue reading “YUI Grids Rocks”
I saw this on Buzzfeed, which is always always always right. This case is no exception. Lars and the Real Girl looks like a fantastic movie. Watch the trailer and find out for yourself.
Adam’s away message this morning: “Ubuntu is a total piece of crap.” From Facebook: “Ross Karchner is now using Ubuntu.”
If in 2009 weâ€™re using Yahoo! or Rhapsody or some new subscription service to get our Music on our Apple hardware, does Apple care? No. They never have. So long as weâ€™re buying their circuitry, they donâ€™t care where weâ€™re getting the music from. And theyâ€™ve shifted the hardware tide irreversibly and created momentum thatâ€™llContinue reading “How Apple Wins”
I was going to wait to write a more comprehensive post about Japan, but this video is a good example of the craziness that is Japan. While in Kyoto we went to a party on the roof of our hotel for the Daimonji festival. After the party, we walked downstairs to find this man singingContinue reading “Italian Opera in Japan”
Wow. Thanks for finding this one, Adam.