Posts Tagged with "Web/Tech"

Layoffs and Restructure at Google

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Google announced on their blog recently that they’ve not only reduced the number of contractors they’re employing but they’re now reducing the number of recruiters on staff by about 100: Our first step to address this was to wind down almost all our contracts with external contractors and vendors providing recruiting services for Google. However, [...]

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Calendar: Blogging for Business Conference Monday

Thursday, October 18, 2007

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The Blogging for Business conference will be next Monday. Click below to see the Rocky Mountain Voices vidcast with Matt Reinbold and Brad Baldwin Related Posts:Network With MeaningCome one, Come all to Facebook… except you… and you… and…Calendar: Guy Kawasaki Speaking in Utah November 1st, 2007Twitter Me This – Why Hyper Connected People *Need* TwitterLinkedIn [...]

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Calendar: Utah Tech Spotlight — DOBA

Thursday, October 11, 2007

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Take a breather Thursday and go check out Doba, courtesy of the jockeys over at TwelveHorses. P.S. Don’t forget that Doba is hosting Guy Kawasaki in a few weeks: “Not only has Jeremy been very successful in building his company here in Utah (currently ranked the

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Event: Utah Open Source Conference Underway in Provo

Friday, September 7, 2007

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The Utah Open Source Conference kicked off Thursday evening with a dinner/reception followed by the Utah Open Source Awards and keynote addresses by Matt Asay and Bruce Perens. Of course, since the conference is happening at Novell’s Open Source Technology Center, there’s an interesting spike in the blogs about Novell and Microsoft’s recent partnership and [...]

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hCard Embedded in New Email Signature

Friday, August 31, 2007

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<GEEK: BEGIN> I updated my work email signature and felt a little saucy and embedded my hCard information right into the HTML. (Yes, the Unix users out there who only read plain-text emails won’t see it). hCard is a microformat, a way to encode certain pieces of human-readable information with machine-readable meta-data to allow computers [...]

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LinkedIN: Im Gonna Have to Block You

Thursday, August 30, 2007

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Asking people to join your network may be hazardous to your (network’s) health. Recently, LinkedIn, the granddaddy of all business social networkins sites, added some good features, trying to help people get and keep connected.  I am strongly in favor of LinkedIn, and I am glad they made some changes to keep up with the [...]

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Comcast Is Starting The Tiered Internet.. Whether We Like It or Not

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

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Of course, I am not the only person who feels that Comcast Sucks, but I am fired up about them starting up the Tiered Internet whether we like it or not (DIGG article here). There are a lot of arguments from the MBAs about why companies like Comcast need to charge different amounts for people [...]

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Network With Meaning

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

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Dave Slusher of Evil Genius Chronicles has had enough with the newest, shiniest social networks clamoring for his attention: People invite me to services all the time. They want to connect to me on LinkedIn, Twitter, FaceBook. I appreciate that anyone cares and I get a little warmth from the sentiment. I’m not joining anything [...]

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How to get hired… in Second Life

Saturday, July 7, 2007

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Cory Edo of Electric Sheep company tells us how an artist should go about getting hired (if they wish) full-time in Second Life, the raging virtual world becoming quickly part of our own world. “You’re ready to make the jump. You want to work in SL full time doing what you love – building, texturing, [...]

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LinkedIn Listening?

Thursday, June 28, 2007

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Look, I am not saying I started this, but according to what Mashable’s saying, the marketplace is moving fast enough away from LinkedIn and closed-wall applications in-general, that it appears they may be actually implementing some of the stuff I complained about 18 months ago. (Via Mashable): LinkedIn is feeling the heat from Facebook’s platform [...]

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