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For the Best in Men’s Clothing Call Paul’s Boutique

20 years ago this month, one of the finest albums ever made was released to the world – Paul’s Boutique by The Beastie Boys.  At the time, it was not widely appreciated.  The album was the B Boys follow up to the wildly popular album Licensed to Ill.  It was a radical departure from its […]

The White House on the Web

While it remains to be seen just how effective the new administration will be in restoring prosperity to our land, if the White House web site is any indicator we are headed for better days.  The site has a fresh new look and quite a bit of added functionality.  Check out www.whitehouse.gov. The site has […]

Did you see this? January 9th, 2009

Time to share the love yet again.   Here are some recently discovered snippets from around the web. Friend and former LUCRUM co-worker Andy Erickson was the featured author of an excellent article on Soapbox Cincinnati. comScore ranking of social sites – Thanks to fellow Kenton Ridge Cougar Bill Sterzenbach for sending this to me. SixRevisions.com […]

Shiny Metal Objects – Google Chrome

Count on Google to invent yet another great product.  From the Search Engine to Gmail to Google Docs to Goog-411, the folks at Google continue to make my life better.  Enter Chrome – the new web browser from Google.  Now those who know me, know that I am a loyal Firefox user.  I love the […]

Sam’s 10 Charts You Can’t Live Without

Sam Lawrence is the CMO for Portland based company Jive Software.  He is a fascinating guy and a thought leader in enterprise social software.  His web site, GoBigAlways is full of great content, including his latest post 10 ROI Charts You Can’t Live Without.  The post concisely articulates several ideas that I believe to be […]

Xpenser + Jott = Expense Reporting Made Easy

Let’s be honest, filling out expense reports is horrible.  They are a necessary evil, often put off until the last possible minute.  When I finally get around to filling mine out, I usually find myself removing a mountain of crumpled receipts from my “George Costanza like” wallet and then trying in vein to make sense […]

3 Free Tools for Great Music on the Web

I love music.  I have spent a good portion of my life writing, singing, playing, and listenting to it.  Regardless of the genre, great music is something I value highly.  So, discovering new music I enjoy and rediscovering long forgotten old favorites from earlier in my life makes me happy. When I was a young […]

Get Yourself Connected…

Thanks to Michelle Kaye at Battelle and Battelle, who brought me in today to speak about networking, social media, blogs, networking, and the emerging web to a number of her fellow employees as well as some of the employees of McGohan Brabender.  Originally the event was going to be held at Battelle and Battelle, but […]

Is iGoogle the next SharePoint?

Could iGoogle be used as an effective alternative for the Microsoft collaboration tool SharePoint?  Let me qualify that by saying, I don’t mean today – but rather in the not so distant future.  SharePoint is a pretty powerful application.  Still, if you look at what Google is trying to accomplish with web based applications and […]

The Wiggles and The Beastie Boys: Together at Last

Two of my daughter’s favorite bands are The Wiggles and The Beastie Boys. She is 4. We try to carefully monitor how much and what of both bands is appropriate. Of course, I try to steer her towards the Beastie’s, like any good father would. (Please don’t call Children’s Services. We don’t let her listen […]