Well, January 15 has come and gone. The domain citizenville.com is still up for grabs. Last chance to throw your hat in the ring.
Leave a comment here telling me what you would use it for. I’ll transfer the domain over to the person with my favourite idea.
Steve Jobs’ 2008 Macworld keynote compressed into 60 seconds courtesy of Mahalo Daily:
Seth Godin has a good post on things you can learn from music business:
He makes some great points, but two in particular really resonate with my thinking about technology startups:
1. Past performance is no guarantee of future success
Every single industry changes and, eventually, fades. Just because you made money doing something a certain way yesterday, [...]
The VB team has released some compelling performance numbers for Visual Basic 2008. A few dramatic ones:
VB 2005 (ms)
VB 2008 (ms)
Build a large multi-project solution (explicit build operation)
Responsiveness after opening a project
Responsiveness after adding a member to a class
Invoke Intellisense to see a list of types (first time)
Lots more data and some links at the [...]
Well, I’m all registered for MIX08. Flights are booked. Hotel is booked.
I vote that Treasure Island be the unofficial offsite Canadian MIX hotel. It’s a 4-star hotel. I got a room for around $120/night. Maybe it’s the Scottish in me, but I couldn’t bring myself to pay for a room at [...]
I own the domain citizenville.com, but I’m not using it. Do you want it? Leave a comment here telling me what you would use it for. If I fancy your idea, I’ll transfer the domain over to you.