links for 2008-05-08

  • Morgan Stanley’s Internet Trends report from last month takes a big turn from previous reports – the focus is nearly 100% on social applications and how they are taking over the Internet (Yahoo apparently read it).
  • No news here, but this strikes me as one of the great unresolved disputes in pop culture history: I watched the original Star Wars a few days ago, and noted that on the commentary track George Lucas provides a new version of the development of the Obi-Wan
  • This is what this campaign needed: Lightsabers. This takeoff on the Star Wars series — complete with Barack Obama as Luke Skywalker and Hillary Clinton as Darth Vader — probably speaks for itself.
  • Writing your blog should be a fun way to stretch your mind and stay connected to trends, friends, and the greater world, not another computer task that takes far too long to get done. But that’s exactly what it can feel like if it takes you more time to f
  • Network Solutions displays a real talent for tripping itself up with unethical behavior. Sometimes it gets caught and called on the conduct quickly, as happened when it engaged in domain name tasting. Other times, though, it can continue for months before
  • One of the most powerful (and cost efficient) things a small business can do to market itself to a niche audience is to blog. The following video will give you a two minute primer on how to get started and what to think about when implementing a small bus
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