Ariel Castro’s Trial by Facebook

It's fair to say that many people have been touched by recent news of the three missing girls in Cleveland, Ohio that were found to be alive after having been held captive for almost 10 years. The alleged perpetrator is a man by the name of Ariel Castro and within hours of the news breaking … Continue reading Ariel Castro’s Trial by Facebook

Facebook’s Missed Matchmaking Opportunity

In yet another example of how Facebook has completely missed the boat with matchmaking, a new add-on app has appeared called "You Should Totally Meet" providing users with the ability to introduce friends on the network. In my experience as a long time user, Facebook has been incredibly successful because: They use email to keep … Continue reading Facebook’s Missed Matchmaking Opportunity

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen – Home Town Philanthropist

In this news story about Paul Allen there are some rather scathing judgements about his apparent lack of investment success, yet not a lot of praise for his local support of his home town of Seattle.  As a previous employee under the Paul Allen empire, perhaps I'm biased. I once visited Seattle back in 1995, … Continue reading Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen – Home Town Philanthropist