Tweets cannot be longer than 140 characters. This may look like a severe restriction because when we compose a tweet, it typically exceeds this limit. But now the rewriting fun begins — we find that with some effort we can make our tweet more succinct. This is an iterative process and takes time, as Pascal ... read more
I worked for many years at Sun and am sad to see that it is being gobbled up by IBM for under 7 billion. The writing was on the wall for many years and in a sense was inevitable. IBM will take the parts that make sense and discard the rest. This will be the ... read more
On June 2, the company said it would record an $891 million charge to change the name of FedEx Kinko’s stores to FedEx Office.
Close to a billion dollars to change the name? Amazing! Sounds better when they put it as
asset-impairment charge tied to the decision to minimize the use of the Kinko’s name... read more
I was shocked to learn that Tim Russert (58) died of heart attack on Fri. I used to watch his program when I was in the US and enjoyed his interviews. May his soul rest in peace. I didn’t know that he had coronary heart disease.
Heart disease is the #1 killer in the US ... read more