Have you recently lost a close friend or family member? If you have, then you know how hard it can be to pick yourself up and move on with life. There is no need to suffer alone in silence. Continue reading
The CRTC hearings are a fallacy, for their fail to recognize the fact that we are becoming a wired world, not through our televisions, but through the computers on our desks. Folks, we won’t have a 500 channel universe — we will have a 1,000,000 channel universe. Or a hundred million channel universe. Continue reading
Online shopping will work for some things….but these are very much niches. If I had a $1,000 to invest in an online shopping mall venture, or a shopping mall stock, I’d invest in the latter. I wouldn’t touch the former. Not if you paid me to take the risk.
To do my own tracking, I’ve been using the “Stanford Netnews Filter” for the last few months (you can find it on the Web at http://woodstock.stanford.edu:2000 or can access it via e-mail by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org). It took me only minutes to set up my ‘tracking profile.’ Continue reading
To a small businessperson, the Internet can seem dark and mysterious, full of techno-babble and confusing terminology.
Many small business executives wonder, “what can the Internet do for me?” Plenty of things — it can save you money, it can help you track topics that you are interested in, and it can be a method by which you provide customer and client support. Continue reading
What the older generation doesn’t realize is that, in many ways, the Internet is the “rock and roll” of today’s youth, and that for many, it is their defining cultural icon.
Think about what’s happening here. When I was growing up, I was told that rock and roll was evil and that it would destroy my mind. Continue reading
Every once in a while, your editor refuses to print an article. I wrote the following article in May 1995 for one of my columns. I was angry, in a bad mood — I had just finished yet another “isn’t the Internet full of dirty pictures” with one of those brain dead reporters who find it necessary to hype the sensational aspects of the Internet. Continue reading