Monday, November 20, 2006
Milton Friedman Obits, Wal-Mart, Internet & Old Media, Fun Stuff
Barron's Gene Epstein writes about Friedman
Interview of Milton and Rose Friedman from July 2006
Mises Institute remembrance of Friedman
Why Wal-Mart is important
Internet ad revenue surpasses $4 billion
Internet ad potential is underestimated, according to Yahoo! CEO Semel
Yahoo! makes deal with major newspapers re: classifieds
Are magazines dead?
No, they're not dead, they're just pining for the fjords
How new and old media can work together
Online video seen taking broadcast TV dollars
The study predicted that a particularly marked increase would take place next year, when budgets for online advertising are expected to rise by an average of 42 per cent compared to 2006.
Sure you want to upgrade to Vista and/or Office2007?
Skip all this licensing stuff. Go to open source software instead. Ubuntu Linux is my new toy, and it works just great. www.ubuntu.com Got an old computer at home? Give Ubuntu a shot and you may not have to replace it at all.
Ad Age Global Marketers Report
Global Players (executives) report
Latest toy: USB turntable... gosh, saves time and many hassles. And it works great!
Someone should ban this site as obscene
30 Rock might be the best-written new TV show on this year. It takes some great shots at corporate management (especially GE, since it owns NBC) but this past week took some very funny shots at product placement.
My favorite line was the management gobbledygook about increasing sales... whoops... I mean "upward revenue stream dynamics."
show video http://www.nbc.com/Video/rewind/full_episodes/?show=30rock