Rumors of B2C’s death are greatly exaggerated…

Rumors of B2C’s death are greatly exaggerated…

In a c|net interview of a senior analyst with IDC, I was impressed by the analyst’s take on the state of Internet commerce. The interview detailed a few “perception vs. reality” issues, the first of which was the myth that B2C is dead. The c|net...
Broadband

Broadband

I’ve always been something of an early adopter. I have, for several years now, been more than willing to adopt a high-speed Internet connection at home. And for those same several years I have been foiled by high-speed access providers, who appeared to be in...

Dotcom Math

The dotcom debacle was “based on the wonderful mathematical notion that if you multiply zero by a sufficiently large number, you’ve got something.” Douglas Adams [yes, that Douglas Adams,] quoted by...

The Absurdity of The Street

So last week I’m with a client, discussing the finer points of navigating a new release of their flagship web application. We had come to easy consensus on virtually every aspect of the design save one, and the group around the table was pretty evenly divided on...
Back the Net Day?

Back the Net Day?

Dear Netizen: Your help is needed. Fueled by a “viral lack of confidence,” the Internet economy has slipped into a recession. If this trend continues, you might soon lose access to your favorite online store, greeting card site, news source, music site or...

Where’d Tech Go?

Every now and then the geek in me revolts… Since the dawn of the “Internet Economy” [yeah, I squirm when I say that, too] I’ve noticed an alarming tendency of mainstream news media and technology industry media alike to eschew reporting on...

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