This book was recommended by my trusted colleague, Stefan Bauer, as a bit of light reading over the weekend. Weighing in at only 291 pages, it was a book that … Continue Reading “Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die” by Chip Heath, Dan Heath
We all know (and love?) the humble LEGO brick – that 4 pegged indestructible plastic cube, that come a nuclear attack, along with the the cockroach will be the only … Continue Reading “Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation” by David Robertson
I’ve recently finished a fascinating book on the history of Walmart, as told by its founder, Sam Walton. Written in the last year before he died in 1992. At that … Continue Reading “Sam Walton: Made In America” by Sam Walton
“Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think” by: Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Kenneth Cukier
This book was recommended to me by a colleague and after a few days it was read cover-2-cover and only now am I reflecting back on its message. First thing, … Continue Reading “Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think” by: Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Kenneth Cukier
Yahoo’s board has approved a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m), US media reports say. The acquisition is expected to be announced as early as … Continue Reading Yahoo ‘to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn’
I have been a loyal user of NetworkSolutions for near on 10 years. At my usage peak I had well over a 100 domains managed through them. However, of late … Continue Reading NetworkSolutions – is there any real point of them?