Archive for January, 2010

Paid Links and the Tragedy of the Commons

Everyone knows about hyperlinks – the highlighted text and images that we can click on to take us from one page to the next on the web. In the case of a text link, there is a simple piece of HTML code behind the link. For example, consider this link to Angie’s site. If you […]

Risky Business

Sometimes you just have to say, “What the %#@!“. On 1/15/2010 I quit my job at Microsoft. It wasn’t a Jerry Maguire moment — the truth is that Microsoft has been a good company to work for. The stuff you’ve heard about smart people, great rewards, tough problems and the opportunity to change the world […]