Photo of the Week: I spent the weekend in Chicago after another successful TECH cocktail this past week and snapped a shot of the new Playboy building the home of Playboy Enterprises and Northwestern University among other tenants.
Somewhat Frank Weekly Tidbits: 11.18.2007
Tips for presenting your work
Presenting your work to a client is tricky. Don’t push back and it can be watered down into something you no longer believe in. Push back too hard and the client might bail. In this article Dennis Eusebio offers tips on how to present your work.
Barack Obama Would Create Cleantech VC Fund
Illinois Senator Barack Obama said on Wednesday that, if elected, he would create a ‘Clean Technologies Deployment Venture Capital Fund’ backed by an annual $10 billion investment over five years.
Is There a Boot Camp for Web Workaholics?
The New York Times covers Korean boot camps designed to combat web obsession, aimed at those whose usage of the web borders on addiction. Web Worker Daily is wondering if there is something similar for workaholics.
2007 Best Magazine Cover Winners
Check out some best magazine covers from the year.
A Look at Mugr's Facial Recognition Platform
Mugr, a facial recognition search site designed to show off their developer platform that enables outside sites integrate image based search into their services.
Amazon: Reinventing the Book
Amazon's Jeff Bezos already built a better bookstore. Now he believes he can improve upon one of humankind's most divine creations: the book itself via e-books on a new device called Kindle.
Facebook Offers $85 Million To Acquire Chinese Social Networking Site Zhanzuo.com
Facebook is said to have offered $85 million to acquire Zhanzuo.com, a Chinese social networking site with seven million users.
Analysis of Web 2.0 Design Layout Trends
Web 2.0 design and layout trends seem to be going towards a "clean and horizontally divided" layout trend. What do you think?
Creating A Valley Outside The Valley
As a follow-up to his previous article, my friend, Eric Olson offers some analysis and perspective on the raging debate on whether a company needs to move to Silicon Valley to be successful.