Google Personalization or Mind Reading?

The trend in search is moving towards personalization–it has been for a while. But it also seems like it’s trying to move towards  clairvoyance at the same time. Google specifically is putting steps in place to attempt to read your mind. Under the claim of personalization in search, the Freshness update last November was a large…
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Why Companies Fail and How to Avoid the Trap

During some leisurely reading this morning, I was reading this article on Forbes, I began thinking about how so many businesses fail because they lack a simple understanding of good business.  The article talks about how Best Buy is failing, and not because of the standard reasons regarding their fight against online retailers. They are losing because they…
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2011 Year in Review

2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Some good, some not.  The 10th anniversary of 9/11 and the killing of Osama Bin Laden, Steve Jobs passing away, Japan tsunami, iPad2/iPhone 4s/Siri, Occupy Movement, and much more.  It’s always fun to look over the past year and look forward to the possibilities and opportunities of next year….
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