is the chilling title of this no-so-chilling tale of Microsoft Research’s studies of community activity on the Internet. Interesting reading.
Archive | May, 2003
Thomas A. Edison: “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” [ ].
Alan MacCormack: Scripting News. A good essay and survey of published documents in the field showing that TCO is not a simple measurement like “miles per gallon,” and that the context of computer use can have a major effect. At this point, everyone needs to analyze what the total cost of ownership of a particular piece of hardware or software is for them. Link from
EricR has a blog! Imagine that! I ran across a reference to Eric Rudder’s blog on Chris Sells blog on his “Senior VP meeting” after a month at Microsoft here: Chris Sells: “Imagine a company run as a strict meritocracy that’s one of the most important and profitable in it’s industry.” ( via Scripting News). It seems that Eric, while not a daily blogger, is using Chris Anderson’s BlogX tool http://www.simplegeek.com).
So far, one blog entry doth not make a log. Keep trying, Eric!