Overheard: Word of the Day:

January, 2008


January 9, 2008  1:35 AM

Overheard: John Jilly becomes Mozilla CEO – no plans to go public

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

john_lilly.jpg As in a relay race, the key to a successful enterprise is often the hand-off, a change in leadership at the...

January 8, 2008  10:27 PM

Overheard: Inattentive blindness

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

The last few days I 've been looking at how to improve the whatis.com definition pages on the search sites so visitors who are interested in diving deeper into a topic can do so without having to search around. There is related content located on the right-hand side of each definition page, but...


January 8, 2008  5:22 PM

Overheard: Why do we need Search Wikia?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

saumil-mehta.gif Search Wikia’s primary innovation will be to tie a user’s social network -...


January 8, 2008  3:05 PM

Overheard: Who should the PMO report to?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

bob_turek.jpg Where should the PMO exist and report to? Since most companies have a lot of projects...


January 7, 2008  10:15 PM

Overheard: ValleyWag explains why Robert Scoble got banned from Facebook

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ValleyWag: Why Robert Scoble got banned from Facebook

Illustrious egoblogger Robert Scoble, the Paris Hilton of Silicon Valley, has committed the geek...


January 7, 2008  9:49 PM

Overheard: Goodbye set-top box, hello Tru2way

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

set-top_box.gif January 7, 2008 -- Today marks the beginning of the end for that terminally ugly...


January 7, 2008  8:08 PM

Overheard: Bill Gates’ retirement video

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

The video Bill Gates shared at his last CES keynote was a very sweet mockumentary about what his last full day at Microsoft will be like -- and his attempts to figure out what to do...


January 7, 2008  5:19 PM

Overheard: Analog TV is already dying, goodbye rabbit ears

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

rabbit_ears.jpg On Jan. 24, the FCC will begin auctioning off the spectrum currently used for analog...


January 7, 2008  2:55 PM

Overheard: Blu-ray wins high-definition video battle

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

robin_harris.gif Warner Brothers decision to abandon HD DVD is the confirmation - for those who needed it - that Blu-ray has...


January 7, 2008  2:02 PM

Overheard: What do aliens see when they look at planet Earth?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

firefox.jpg Without a doubt, the best thing that ever happened to crop circles is Google Earth. PC...


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