Just a list of things obsoleted by the Internet. Pretty amazing if you think about it. Time, i.e. the number you would call to hear a recording say “At the tone, the time is…” Phone books (e.g. Yellow Pages) The Dewey decimal system Video rental stores (e.g. Blockbuster) Encyclopedias and dictionaries Fax machines Letters/snail mail… Continue reading All Things Obsoleted by the Internet
This post is based on an idea I heard on the Tropical MBA podcast (see also this article in Tech Crunch) nicknamed “SwaS” which, as a derivative of “SaaS” stands for “Software with a Service.” The idea is provide a service-based business leveraging software to improve the service speed, quality, or both. Here are spme SwaS ideas:
Things I’d like to deliver:
It is the Information Age, and everyday there’s more and more data out there being generated and collected. But how to get it?
Here’s some ways I might leave my comfort zone this week:
Some things I’d like to explore: What is the composition of the human brain that differs from animals, i.e. what makes us special? What is the effect of regulations on energy use? Freakonomics did a great podcast on this recently. US prison populations versus other nations. We need to be ashamed of this. Effect of… Continue reading Investigations and Research
Just a random list of some of my all-time favorite books. Check ’em out!