I finally finished working on a new look for the site (version 1 wasn't as flexible and easy to maintain as I wanted it to be) and also propagated that new look throughout the various ComeAcross sections. Yes, this means that whether you visit the main site (blog) or the podcast, or the current news … Continue reading Some big news at ComeAcross
Holy mackerel! BMW's just released photos and updated specs for the 2007 MINI Cooper. As I write this, the MINI website hasn't been updated with photos or specs. You can't build a 2007 MINI yet, although that'll soon change. Call me crazy, but I think the exterior of my 2003 MINI Cooper S looks much … Continue reading The 2007 MINI has just been unleashed
Yes, I know the keynote address was given a few days ago, and this post is late, but something's bothered me ever since I watched it. There were two things, actually, and both had to do with Steve Jobs: He seemed thinner than unusual, and tired. His face was pale, and slightly haggard. Was it … Continue reading Apple's WWDC 2006 Keynote Address
I recently read an article entitled "Letting Go of Difficult Clients", written by Amy Berger and featured in the August 2006 issue of The Costco Connection. I do not agree with the views she expresses there. While there are times when a relationship with a client has to be severed, none of the conditions presented … Continue reading Why you shouldn't "let go of difficult clients"
If you're looking for a cogent comparison of evolution and creation, then watch this video. Dr. Doug Batchelor does a great job of presenting both topics in as fair a light as each deserves.
Among other news, like their 48% rise in profits, helped by the iPods, Apple has also proven the dominance of their hardware and software market by achieving a 12% share of the notebook market. That's double its previous share of 6%, as measured from June of '05 to January '06. Over 75% of the new … Continue reading Apple's notebook market share is now 12%
Paul Allen, one of the Microsoft co-founders, turns out to have more up his sleeve than the X Prize, although it's related to it. He loves restoring old war planes. I'm not talking about painting them up so they can be placed in a museum, I'm talking about getting them up in the air! Just … Continue reading Restoring planes is one expensive hobby