My first job in the wine business was with a winery that used up to ten...– Brockway is an interesting Berkeley based winemaker. Quote from interview: Californian Vin de Soif: An Interview with Chris Brockway.
If you walk looking backwards, you are going to run into a pole. Instead, look...– From Om Malik’s ”Apple, Internet & the constant New Normal”. Om has once again put ever so elegant words to a thread of thought I’ve been mulling over for days. We are lucky to have him as a chronicler of our times.
New blog post on the language of loving and... →
This lack of definition [of Natural Wine] seems to profoundly disturb the...– Thank you Eric Asimov! I don’t agree that the Natural Wine movement is much ado about too little. Especially to a modern web-based wine buyer who needs categories and filters to search and find wine. And to an eco-conscious world and health-conscious food consumer. But I do so appreciate your...
I’ve talked to nearly 30,000 people on this show, and all 30,000 had one thing...– I love this quote from Oprah. I’m not an Oprah fan at all, never watched her show in its entirety nor quoted her. Yet this strikes home as very true and a core human behavior. For all the people I work with and for myself. Thanks to Bryce for surfacing this in his post.
A blog from the mind of falicon: How would you... →
Something new and interesting from the always interesting Kevin. Try it out and let him know what you think. I’m about to start playing with it. falicon: Today I’m making the first public mention of a new little service I’ve built called whoclicked.it. A simple service designed to tell you who actually clicks on the links you share around the web. It’s an idea that’s been on my mind...
Listen With →
kirklove: dankantor: Yesterday Facebook got into the “Listen With” game by announcing a new feature that allows people to click a button and listen to what their friends are listening to along with them. I haven’t tried it yet but it does look pretty nice. Of course, as soon as they announced it, everyone cried “they are stealing from Turntable.fm”. Techcrunch even ran a followup post where...
Google’s original letter to shareholders in 2004. Remember this line?: Our...– What happens when a global brand’s promise to just about everyone in the world is no longer true? This situation is fascinating and with no exaggeration, life changing. A good read is John Batelle’s post: GOOGLE RESPONDS: NO,THAT’S NOT HOW FACEBOOK DEAL WENT DOWN (OH, AND I SAY: THE...
The Q blog at Equinox.com is an amazing free... →
Why I Hate Android
Wow…what a great read. Sharply written. Well thought out. really a useful jolt to challenge the ideas of the day. parislemon: Why do I hate Android? It’s definitely one of the questions I get asked most often these days. And most of those that don’t ask probably assume it’s because I’m an iPhone guy. People see negative take after negative take about the operating system and label me as...
New wine blog post recapping 2011: A year of... →
Fun to taste all these wines. Fun to travel and meet the winemakers. Fun to write the post. Hope you enjoy it!
New blog post with my one forecast for the new... →