Archive for April 2007

The New Facebook UI

TweetI logged into Facebook this morning to check out the new UI. As someone who used to complain about the amount of sprawl and clutter on the home page (the page you see when you log in), I had finally adjusted to the density of information on the page and was starting to appreciate the […]

The Lending Tree Model for Mobile Phone Contracts

TweetToday, getting a mobile phone service agreement is a real pain. To me, it’s kind of like buying a used car — no matter what you pay, there’s always that nagging feeling that you’re getting ripped off or not getting the best deal possible. When you add in the fact that it feels like every […]

Web 2.0 and the Series B Syndrome

TweetIt’s been awhile since I was actually investing money for a living, so this post might be a bit off. Lately I have been hearing a lot of feedback about how web 2.0 is over and done with and investors are moving on to the next thing. I’m not totally sure, but I think there […]

What I Would do with the Yahoo! Mail API

TweetI was very impressed with the Yahoo! Mail API and all of the buzz that it has generated. First and foremost, I think it’s very clever how they have limited most of the really interesting functionality to those users who have premium accounts. They have also offered developers a referral fee for encouraging basic users […]

MyPunchbowl – Party Planning for Hosts

TweetIn a previous post I mentioned how I played with Socializr and wasn’t overly impressed by the early release. One of the folks at MyPunchbowl.com sent me an email asking me to take a look at their site and share my thoughts. I spent about 20 minutes playing with MyPunchbowl.com this evening and I think […]