Publishing Without Paper

Who’s the biggest publisher in the world? Soon the answer just might be Google™. In a recent legal settlement with book publishers and authors, Google has the go ahead to begin scanning millions of out-of-print books and to make them available for reading and buying online. … Read More

The Purchased Bay

The Pirate Bay has been a few things over the past couple of years, a harbor of torrents, an illegal downloading utopia, and most recently a political platform. However, with the recent selloff of the company, one of the worlds most infamous and viewed websites might be, for a lack of better words, a sinking ship. … Read More

Napster Returns… Again

Oh Napster, how much I loved you in the late 90’s when I was in highschool and had better things to waste my money on than songs that weren’t worth buying an album for. Well, unless you haven’t followed the … Read More

Twitter Lynch Mob and the Amazon Fail Debacle Part 1

In case you don’t know, it has been a rough couple of days for our friends over at Amazon. If  you haven’t been following the rapidly unfolding drama known as  “Amazon fail” here is a recap. On Sunday, the twittersphere … Read More

To Thy Digital Self Be True

Is it possible we care more about our sleepless, ever-present virtual selves than our real ones? There are moments after I put up a Tweet on Twitter that I realize I should probably go back and delete it, simply because it’s either really rude or would make people question my morals and key choice of colorful words. … Read More

Don’t Move the Mouse and Win a Car

You’re probably aware of those competitions   where a dozen or so people lay their hand on a new car and whoever can stand the aching legs, battle their inner demons & the mind games of the others to last the … Read More

Smart Investing Starts Young

Virtual learning centers are getting more and more popular, and in today’s economy this one makes sense. Dollars and cents. It’s called younginvestors.com and it contains just about everything you need to teach or learn about money and investing for kids and teens alike. … Read More

Idle Hands are Internet’s Workshop

The Internet is becoming a refuge for cash strapped and jobless Americans who are finding themselves with more time than money. If we had a surplus of intellectual capital before, it’s a firesale now! This sudden glut of leisure time … Read More

Relevance: By all Means Neccesary

If you are not checking in to Google Zeitgeist from time to time by now you should be. While it does not provide in depth analysis, it does give you a top line view of what is growing and declining … Read More

Online Farmers Market For Winemakers & Winelovers

Online ventures that use product life stories to market and appeal to audiences are growing in numbers. Re-Shirt sells used t-shirts with a story of its life journey.   Crop to Cup allows consumer to trace the origin of their coffee … Read More