Tuesday, October 8, 2002

Borders plans to open a
Excerpt: Borders plans to open a new store on lower Broadway according to this NYT article. The WTC5 store was a great place to find computer books as well as business and finance books....
Generation Wrecked
Excerpt: Interesting Fortune article....

Thursday, October 10, 2002

On the current reading list:
Excerpt: On the current reading list: Globalization and its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz, No Logo by Naomi Klein, Bitter Java, and a re-reading of Shockwave Rider by John Brunner. Brad borrowed my last copy of Shockwave Rider in 1991, I bought this copy at the Dymocks on George St, Sydney. Seems to be out of print in the US....

Thursday, October 31, 2002

You Shall Know Our Velocity
Excerpt: There's a new novel out called You Shall Know Our Velocity by David Eggers (reviewd by Salon here. Now, I haven't read the book yet (Lisa's making her way through it now), but I like the book if only because it's quirky (it starts on the cover) and the author has published it independently and is selling it only through independent bookstores (you are...

Thursday, January 30, 2003

So, anyone know where I
Excerpt: So, anyone know where I could pick up a copy of John Brunner's Shockwave Rider? I appear to have lost yet another copy (ok, I believe the previous copy is somewhere in North Carolina with Brad Mehlenbacher). It's probably hanging out with the recently purchased reading glasses which have also disappeared, inside the house. No, I don't blame "Frisket". She tends to leave a...

Sunday, January 15, 2006

Review: Brand Failures
Excerpt: I managed to sit down and read a complete book Saturday...possibly the first time I've managed to read a book cover to cover in a day in years. The book is Brand Failures by Matt Haig. I wish I could write that it was incredibly enlightening. It was definitely interesting, but it felt like a bibliography of business errors that negatively impacted brands. A...

Slightly acerbic and eccentric dog walker who masquerades as a web developer and occasional CTO.

Spent five years running the technology side of the circus known as www.ibm.com.

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