Monthly Archives: July 2012
I am always careful about commercial in confidence stuff, which is why I like pointing to other articles. This one was a nice one on the eBay turnaround from the New York Times. And yes I do work for eBay and am probably biased as a result. Full steam ahead!
The article on Microsoft stack ranking certainly made its rounds around the office. I am no HR expert, but some of the content was not consistent with my understanding and VERY limited experience with stack ranking. So I thought I would go out on a limb and comment in public. Eichenwald’s conversations reveal that a […]
I have a particular way I work with a standard pen and notebook. With my work I meet with lots of people. I frequently have questions I need answers for, and want to collect them for the next meeting. I also have my own action items, as well as notes I keep for important meetings. […]
[Editor’s note Oct 2013: This article was originally written July 2012. LiveScribe have released a new pen with WiFi support and EverNote integration. I have not looked closely at this new LiveScribe pen, but a quick look makes it seem like pen is getting more solid on the software front. I still don’t find the […]
Another little gem I just came across. PayPal has a subsidiary “Microplace” (www.microplace.com) for micro businesses loans. (I assume this is a bit of a play on “marketplace” from the “eBay Marketplaces” business.) It allows you to invest money where the money is used as a low interest loan to help less fortunate individuals get […]