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Archive for the ‘General’ Category

The needle in the haystack

Icon Written by matan on April 19, 2010 – 8:36 am

Welcome to the Information Revolution. If you’ve used Google lately, you know what I mean. Type in practically any string of words, and there are pages of results. How do you know what’s relevant?

David is now Goliath

Icon Written by matan on April 4, 2010 – 12:22 pm

Remember when you used to need a huge infrastructure and tons of cash to start up a start-up? Yeah, I (kind of) do also, but I’d rather forget. I hear the old-timers talk about it and it sure sounds like it was a royal pain – let me assure you, it was. Luckily, things have changed. The garage days of Messers Hewlett and Packard are back, to a certain extent.

Welcome, oditions!

Icon Written by matan on March 15, 2010 – 4:18 pm

So you want to be a Hollywood star? Or know someone that does? We might be able to help; stay tuned for a sneak preview of a cool new way to audition…

Does it sound right?

Icon Written by matan on March 11, 2010 – 2:26 pm

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

Imagine being a music lover, having been involved in bands throughout your life, and having an amazing sound system in your home.  Now imagine not being able to hear it — or at least not hear it like it was meant to [...]

The Humane Security Society

Icon Written by matan on February 2, 2010 – 4:22 pm

“In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.”
– William Bernbach

Americans are notorious for living dangerously. From fast, expensive cars to sky-diving, speed boats to hand guns, Harley-Davidsons to BASE jumping, Americans are usually the poster boys (and girls) for risky living.
But what’s even scarier? Seventy-three percent of the population REALLY like living on the edge and use their [...]

It was good while it lasted…

Icon Written by matan on December 28, 2009 – 3:38 pm

“A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.”
– Mark Twain

… that is, until the cat figured out it was more flexible than I was, with pointy teeth and sharp claws.  Ah, experience…
We have different names for it: Monday morning quarterbacking, 20/20 hindsight, and the proverbial [...]