Google’s Brilliant Pricing Scheme

Have you ever wondered how Google determines pricing for Adwords advertisers? They use a very clever pricing scheme that rewards advertisers financially for providing highly relevant ads for search users. The more relevant the ad (as measured by click-through rate) and the more relevant the landing page (I assume measured by time on site, or […]

Personality Profiles

As much as we may dislike being categorized, personality type indicators such as Myers-Briggs can be good indicators of how an individual will best fit into a team. The theory goes that every individual’s personality can be measured on four different scales: Extroverted vs. Introverted : (E … I) Sensing vs. Intuition : (S … […]

The Future: A Network of Trillions

This is a short film (a fast paced preview of a larger effort) by MAYA Design created to put some perspective on the invisible but fast approaching challenges and opportunities in the pervasive computing age. For more information please visit: / practices / research Really interested in the implications of a trillion-node world? Read […]

The Think Big Manifesto

Michael Port has done a great job of helping me rethink my life perspective. As Port describes it, thinking big is about shaking ones (often self-imposed) constraints and getting on with the business of meeting ones potential – exceeding your own expectations of yourself. The following excerpt is promotional copy from Micheal Port, with links […]