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Amazon Loses Rights To Movie Purchased Less Than A Year Ago

Ocean’s 11 is one of the best movies ever made. Which is why I purchased the film using Amazon Instant Video on October 31, 2010. Here’s the receipt:       Now, in my world, when you buy something, you generally … Continue reading

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Google Needs To Do What They Did With Gmail in 2004

Shock the public. Make them wonder if it’s just an April Fool’s joke. Give each user 100 (one hundred) gigabytes and counting which they can use for Picasa Webs, Google Docs, Gmail, and the upcoming Google Music. Compile the data … Continue reading

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SparkMuse

All my ideas are now going directly to SparkMuse. Wow. What a great community!

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An Idea A Day (or every time I get around to updating this thing) #1: Crowd Sourced Novel Starter

I have a list of a ton of product/web ideas. Way too many to actually execute on. So, I have decided to just release them all, even some crummy ones. Get them all out there. If you like one, use … Continue reading

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The Only Reason Mac OS X Lion Was Announced So Early

So at the next keynote, when Phil Schiller mounts the stage, he can have more time to talk about Lion’s cloud integration (the one billion dollar North Carolina facility), using the now free MobileMe, and a web based iTunes (via … Continue reading

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With technology…

it’s a writer’s world.

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Google Voice Tips

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What Motorola Needs to do to Sell The Xoom

Discount. Mass. Groupon like. Make it $500 for the first 3,000 early adopters. Stop advertising it and sell it at a discount to the people who care, who can show it off to their friends, and pump up the hype … Continue reading

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What Google Needs To Do

One team at Google needs to be in charge of product integration. I’m not talking about a couple of folks who each get product integrator written next to their nameplate. I’m talking about several dozen networkers who are professionals at … Continue reading

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The Tech Hotel [Ideas]

When I’m older and richer, I’d like to create something. One idea I’ve had for a while is what I’m dubbing ‘The Tech Hotel’. Here’s the concept: Take over an entire hotel for a year. Allow any programmers, designers, etc … Continue reading

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