Back in the blogitorium on a Saturday, enjoying the day. I have a major coding project planned for this weekend, it will be Outlook down, Sharpreader down, Citydesk down, and Photoshop down, as I happily launch Visual Studio. But first, this:
Can you even believe these ACORN videos? Wow. I really don't see how ACORN is going to survive this. And of course President Obama worked closely with ACORN, but he is distancing himself as fast and as thoroughly as possible. In him, we may have the new teflon President. Although some of this crap is bound to stick...
Richard Feynman and Murray Gell-man: bananas and antibananas. I love this:
This is unbelievable: new lawsuit brings clarity to Skype's problems. I have to agree with the conclusion: Prognosis: Screwed. How could you possibly buy a business without also licensing the IP on which it is based? Due diligence, anyone?
Mike Arrington answers my question: Mint is Yodlee's YouTube. "Yodlee never thought to ask for equity in Mint in the early days of the company, so they didn’t make anything from the acquisition." Bummer.
Robert Farago is leaving TTAC, prompting a retrospective. My personal favorite was his review of the Subaru Tribeca, one of the ugliest cars ever built. ("Once again, form murders function".) He was definitely irreverent an entertaining, and he will be missed...