Wednesday February 23, 2011
Fantastic comments on the 37 Signals Yahoo/Acquisition blog post, including gems on bad management and first hand experience from Y! employees.
Excellent summary of some Yahoo! acquisitions -> smotherings. I stand by the 'Last.fm is mirror world Flickr' comparisons
Wednesday December 29, 2010
When history takes a look at the lives of Jerry Yang and David Filo, this is what it will probably say: "Two graduate students, intrigued by a growing wealth of material on the Internet, built a huge fucking lobster trap, absorbed as much of human history and creativity as they could, and destroyed all of it."
Monday December 20, 2010
Amazing tweeting rant from Norm, who left Y! a while back, just after it was announced delicious was being "sunsetted"
Friday December 17, 2010
"No, we are not shutting down Delicious. While we have determined that there is not a strategic fit at Yahoo!, we believe there is a ideal home for Delicious outside of the company where it can be resourced to the level where it can be competitive."
Friday August 13, 2010
"What went wrong? Yahoo had two problems Google didn't: easy money, and ambivalence about being a technology company" Cracking insight, especially the bits about good, bad programmers and losing talent
Tuesday July 20, 2010
Performance profiling by physical geography. Also mentions Boomerang