CNET Blog: Practice overtaking theory in cloud computing - Cloud applications are thriving http://bit.ly/7QoVhD
Get cloudy: Agree w/ @rafer re: allrecipes.com & their trafic mgmt strategy: own valleys, rent peaks http://bit.ly/4VkXw5
“Open API” defined simply: http://bit.ly/5MOM8K (RT @orenmichels of #mashery)
An open API simply means you’ve launched an interface that lets...– Abbey Klaasen, Advertising Age reporter in article: “Brands Get a Boost By Opening Up APIs to Outside Developers”
Forget sportsmanship: Neuheisel and Carroll antics almost lead to brawl at end of USC-UCLA game http://bit.ly/8w0KWK
Here’s the top 20 websites for Thanksgiving Day, w/retail traffic peak at 5.7m visitors per minute http://bit.ly/5G7IRd
Bigger than the sport: Heartwarming piece on USC FB’s #1 fan, Jake Olson, who lost his sight to cancer http://bit.ly/59RHtN
It was completely safe, and Obama was never in danger. Party crashers didnt even get near him http://bit.ly/8VKJfb
Congrats Eric @coachreveno & Portland Pilots, now 4-0! Beating Oregon, then demolishing UCLA 74-47 http://bit.ly/86dNyT
Whose site will crash on Black Friday? #FaaS
When you go to a board/partner/team meeting, do you always sit in the same seat?
MEMS semi mkt to double to $7.3B by 2013 per IC Insights, assuming the world doesn’t first end in 2012: http://bit.ly/8C37g7
How many more social media monitoring startups will we see before we start seeing less? http://bit.ly/4J7LG4
Man marries his virtual girlfriend, and then takes her and the Nintendo DS that she lives in to Guam! http://bit.ly/8HXPyJ
Latency REALLY matters now: Google to begin penalizing slow websites in SEO results http://bit.ly/6FheED
They can and they will: Starting today, Facebook will use your photo in ads unless u change ur settings http://bit.ly/4ACMgc
To fans who either missed the 2009 Big Game, or went to the game but are DirecTV customers (where it wasn’t on TV), here’s Danzig’s highlight montage…
Google’s curious stand against equipment makers wanting to promote YouTube, how unGoogle-like http://bit.ly/7tlmwp
Scouting note: Harbaugh nevr goes 4 a 2pt conv. when offense is on sidelines - Cal Bears win epic Big Game http://bit.ly/7yKDwC
Interesting model on business sustainability, and using Zynga as an example (via @rafer) http://bit.ly/8UyIBx
Its a “horizontal web” holiday season! RT @BestBuyRemix: 4.2M total API calls yest., ~double from day B4. Holiday traffic ramping.
Realtime #Crunchup demos: not great, esp not-very-realtime videos & most apps yawners. Still early days for real-time…
2 steps fwd, 1 step back re: ads on social networks - wonder how big brands view this http://bit.ly/47GUPk
The man is smokin’: Tim Lincecum wins back-2-back Cy Young awards http://bit.ly/25ieid
Start w/big co. name. Add “cloud”, “API”, mix w/ “leadership” & say “as a service”. Presto: press release. http://bit.ly/3AeiCI
Good news Cal Bears hoops fans: we are NOT on the cover of Sports Illustrated (but Washington is) http://bit.ly/2ktiEf
Thx Motorola, now get lost: Is Google working on their own Android phone 2 compete with partners? http://bit.ly/311I7l
Do u know strangers on Facebook better than ppl in ur own co.? Salesforce aiming 2 change that w Chatter http://bit.ly/29pnp7
How long before API becomes a word and not an acronym?
To get the most out of it, your API should replicate your web app’s functionality http://bit.ly/3r38X5 (via @fredwilson post)
What would hapn if 1 million users hit ur site at once? MySpace Music used SOASTA for a 1Mu test & now knows http://bit.ly/45wjcR
RT @Mashery: Fred Wilson at #BAPI: a retailer today can’t just be a retailer. it also has to be a technology company
Whether its customers or kids, the rule is the same: do what’s right for them, not convenient for you
Failure 2 innovate causes media giant News Corp 2 want to disconct from Google, good luck and c-ya Rupert http://bit.ly/AEwb7
More evidence that mkt ldr gets 80% , others fight for scraps. MSFT chant: “we’re no. 4! we’re no. 4!” http://bit.ly/171FEn
If Lovie Smith is out end of this year, should the next coach for the Chicago Bears be… Jim Harbaugh?
Do home/office renters/tenants feel like customers of their landlords? Do landlords treat them that way?
Cal and Stanford football… seems like we keep seeing each other in adjacent elevator shafts…
Is that like a “near miss”? RT @larryvc: Counterintuitive: Phrase “light bulb goes off” equates 2 image of a light bulb turning on
Former Cal Bears FB/BB star Tony Gonzales and wife bear it all for PETA ad: http://bit.ly/1wPLR7
Candy colored Dell PCs coming to a living room near you… now about that unsightly HDMI cable… http://bit.ly/1I4psw
RT @dcstalder Hist. of failed Apple prod. Reminder: innovation born fm mult. swings: http://bit.ly/2GVMNL <-xcept I luv AppleTV!
Q3 VC Fenwick rpt: best sector: 70% of web2.0/dig media deals funded in Q3 were up rounds + other tidbits http://bit.ly/2V8Sxz #in
Total coolness: Videos of dogs welcoming home their soldier owners http://bit.ly/2IOnxF (via @om @dogster @laughingsquid)
Want to use someone else’s phone 2 make a call? I didn’t think so…. http://bit.ly/4hQsgU
15 things about coffee that make you go hmmm (beginning with dancing goats)…. http://bit.ly/3crIyb
Would u rather have the best product or the most customers? I know, I was just checking, it’s so easy for people to forget
Wow… Google acquires AdMob for $750M http://bit.ly/1AIwUN