Amazon And Availability

Today Amazon reported earnings and they were pretty outstanding (I do not own any AMZN and have not since I unloaded what I purchased as "a friend" on their IPO).  Profits doubled.  Sales up 41%. Not a bad quarter. Except it reminded me of what happened this past Sunday.  Amazon’s S3 online storage service experienced […]

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July 24, 2008  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Web/Tech

TypePad iPhone App Review

This is a review of the TypePad app for the iPhone. I created it on the iPhone. Or perhaps I should say started on an iPhone because I inadvertently published it after two sentences.  More on that later. First, the setup did not go off without a hitch.  I downloaded the app last week.  The […]

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July 22, 2008  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Web/Tech

Let’s Play Two

This fall Atlanta is going to host its second version of BarCamp and Startup Weekend. BarCamp Atlanta2 is being planned for October 17 and 18.  Michael Mealling is picking up leading the effort from Jeff Haynie.  If you want to reach out to Michael try twitter. Atlanta Startup Weekend 2 is being planned for the […]

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June 19, 2008  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in BarCamp, Startups, Unconference, Web/Tech

Atlanta FireFox Launch Party

As brought to my attention by Mr. Jeff Hayine there is an Atlanta Firefox Launch Party at The Park Tavern located at the 500 Tenth Street (corner of Monroe and 10th) from 7:00 – 10:00 this evening.  I intend to make the scene after a meeting with Twelve Foot Guru. Firefox is also is trying […]

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June 17, 2008  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Web/Tech

Social Net Lent Experiment

Golly I have been busy.  Lent ended on March 23rd and along with it my experiment in giving up social networks.  Unlike 2007 when I gave up Google and Yahoo! for Lent and quickly returned to them, I have yet to really engage again with LinkedIn and Facebook.  I deleted my MySpace account.  I cheated […]

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June 2, 2008  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Personal, Web/Tech

FoG Redesign

I went offline for six days and returned to a brand new look to FoG.  The work was done by Blake Perdue. Blake read that I was looking to change a few things.  He works with me at ATDC when he is not working on his MBA at Georgia Tech.  He took it upon himself […]

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May 29, 2008  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Web/Tech

Twitter Followers

Seems to me over the past week or so Google alerts has gone a little crazy.  I am getting all kinds of alerts on both old and odd news. In order to help manage my online identity I have an alert for "Lance Weatherby."  The other day an alert showed up entitled :Stats for […]

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May 8, 2008  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Web/Tech

How Twitter Works

Just like they did with RSS, the folks over at Common Craft do a most excellent job of explaining twittter in plain english. Seems like in the past month or so twitter is moving beyond a “what are my friends doing microblog” to something else.  What that something else is seems less useful to me. […]

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May 6, 2008  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Web/Tech