baseball is moving towards a settlement, and one that includes a promise not to eliminate any teams before 2006. I notice no language against moving a team, which means that the Expos may very well be toast. I hope not!
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has been released, but the happy Mac icon is gone! Boo.
has also weighed in on the subject in his weblog Omphalos, in a piece called, “Whining and wasting money.” In both cases, be sure to read the comments. They’re illuminating.
By the way, Tara Sue Grubb far from the first Internet candidate. And being an Internet candidate may be a negative, not a positive: as Tip O’Neill famously opined, “All politics is local.”
on the inadequacy and naivety of those who believe supporting a never-been-heard-from Libertarian against a sitting Congressman counts as “doing something.” Hint: it doesn’t, and it’s a very dangerous game. You only have one chance to make a first impression in this milieu. I suspect the EFF hasn’t done it because they understand that it costs a LOT of money and takes a LOT of time to support a political candidate, money and time they don’t have.
, but since I was laid off from my dot-com job in January 2001 I have worked for a Large Global Corporation as a sort of internal e-business consultant. Well, not a sort of – that’s what I do.
Anyhow, having never worked for a Large Corporation, I never realized how secretive people – companies – think they can be, and worse, think they must try to be about things. Doc Searls looked into this today and did a pretty good job of it. I tell my boss all the time: if someone can duplicate what we intend to do after hearing just a bare-bones description, we have bigger problems than secrecy. Not exactly Doc’s point, but up the same alley.
Furthermore, if we think that our competition wouldn’t come up with the very same ideas we have if they were in our place, we’re almost certainly drastically underestimating them, which suggests that we’re probably already in big trouble. Secrecy has its moments – but these are limited and rare.