Nina Munk, a former writer for Fortune and a freelance writer for Vanity Fair, launched Urbanhound.com in 2000. The pet-friendly site is now expanding to San Francisco and Chicago. According to the New York Times, Munk represents a new type of business journalist—one with the will to step into an entrepreneur’s shoes. With the pages […]
According to Lewis Lazare, Hotel Monaco, a division of Kimptom Hotels, will begin to sell its staff outfits to customers who want to look at home in the lobby. Of course these aren’t exactly standard-issue hotel uniforms. Underscoring the Monaco’s penchant for always displaying good taste, the small chain tapped noted fashion designer and Chicago […]
From the AP: Japanese carmaker Nissan said Friday it has pulled a raunchy commercial starring “Sex and the City” actress Kim Cattrall from New Zealand television after complaints over its content. Cattrall, who plays sex-obsessed, promiscuous Samantha Jones in the hugely successful U.S. series, appears in the ad purring with excitement about Nissan’s new sedan. […]
photo courtesy of Flickr user, Lynetter The above figure comes from the recent Pew report on blogging, which you can learn more about here, here or here. There are a lot of ways to process the information presented by Pew. The image above focuses positively on the the idea that one third of bloggers see […]
USA Today is running a story on the clue Sony BMG just got. Jessica Simpson’s “A Public Affair” went on sale this week at Yahoo Music, and unlike every digital song sold on competitors Apple iTunes, Napster and Rhapsody, it is compatible with all portable music players. The song is in the open MP3 format […]
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Computer-to-computer calling is now free, thanks to Gizmo Project. Pardom me, it’s forever free. Engadget says, “if this is any sign of things to come, we’d say the free voice revolution may finally have a proper flagbearer.” And there’s a Mac and Linux client right out of the box. How do you like that?
Hugh MacLeod is talking about “Objects of Sociability,” or what he calls, Ooze. He says “Ooze” is something that allows you to engage with another person. After saying this, Hugh dives into subatomic physics. Why? Because he can. At the subatomic level, things are interchangably waves or particles, depending on what instruments you are using […]