Ray Dalio, famous investor turned non-fiction writer and historian of investment (Dalio’s descriptions of the decades through which he traded will be invaluable source of insight into the market of that half century in as little as fifty years when there will no longer be any living witnesses. He’s decided to share his system for […]
How to hide ZeroHedge Sponsored Posts
Recently (April 2022) ZeroHedge has started to add very irritating sponsored posts to every page of their site. Here’s how to hide them.
What is a Unicorn worth? Comparing startup revenue vs valuation in the USA and Europe
Are unicorns really of a profitable value or is it just a VC-boosted bubble? See how USA and European unicorns compare in valuation and revenue.
What the Epic Games acquisition of Bandcamp means for independent musicians
Bandcamp was acquired by Epic Games. Is it a demise of the last hub for independent musicians? Or perhaps a step toward the metaverse dystopia?
Unicorn Startups outside of the Silicon Valley
Is it possible to start a unicorn companiy outside of the Silicon Valley? Diversification is on the rise along with the emerging tech hubs.
The shortest path to directing major studio motion pictures: Christopher Nolan’s Following 1998
Time spent on story and storyboards will cut costs in half or two-thirds, while making it far more likely people will like the final result.
How to build user-friendly software licensing: The Newsletter Plugin vs FV Player
My biggest motivation reason not to buy software is to avoid the often horrific license maintenance: how to make your licensing simpler.
Cloud Hosting Providers where videos cannot be stored for playback on your website: OneDrive, ADrive, Dropbox
Choosing a Cloud Hosting to store all your videos on and stream them to your website may seem like an easy-to-do thing but the reality is often a totally different story.
Netflix Valuation: A European Perspective
With price to earnings north of 275 and price to sales at 12, Netflix is madly overvalued. The growth potential is not real. Here’s why.
A billion reasons never to buy IBM services
IBM just stole $1 billion from Canada. If this is how IBM treats staff and governments, how would IBM treat your small business?
SoundCloud’s Path to profitability
Better quality streaming and with no ads, I’d sign up even faster. I’m waiting for that listener offer to show up in my SoundCloud account.
How to write an ideal service notification
Strive to be personable, to be precise, to be open and to be informative. Do not be anonymous. Do not use a no-reply address.
WordPress Plugin Pricing
Is $75 too much money for a video plugin or too low or just right? There’s a free FV Player Pro license for the best answer to that question.
Intranet.red of Patagonia paying with a fake credit card
Are Intranet.red using stolen cards or just making false claims?
How Observer Status in Teamwork.com project management allows Foliovision to handle more projects
We didn’t want senior staff visible to the client to prevent clients addressing all issues to senior staff or to always notify our full team.
Should you invest in Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency then dead. The only currencies who can withstand US pressure are the rouble and renmibi.
Moderating a busy WordPress Site with Thoughtful Comments
It’s been a commenting kind of last seven days since Disqus started adding ads or charging what are extortionate rates for continued ad-free existence ($99/month for sites with from 50K to 250K visitors!). First some lively conversation over at WP Tavern about Disqus, wpDisquz (also very expensive at $29/extension), Postmatic, Replyable and our own Thoughtful […]
Curtis Allen of TunedInLive.com does not pay his bills
If you are in video development and you are contacted by Curtis Allen from TunedInLive.com, you should know that he is highly unlikely to pay.
What to do when it’s too hot to work
Change things up when things aren’t working. A great cooldown like this left us all motivated to work hard on Friday.
WordPress Copycat Coders: WPMUdev and iThemes review
Who are the worst copycat offenders in the WordPress software sphere? There are two clear winners WPMUdev and iThemes.