Category Archives: Other Stuff

Fulfilled By Amazon: Chinese Tech Entry Point?

Why Amazon is eating the world This is the most interesting bit to me: The broadest example of this is the Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) program. If you’ve ever ordered a product from Amazon that says “Sold by {Company} and … Continue reading

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Get A Library Card. Read Books. Be Smarter.

The Oatmeal. Read the link first before continuing with this post.

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#GirlBoss: The Netflix Series

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The China Mirage Continues

‘It’s All Over Now But the Screaming’: Inside the Unraveling of LeEco in America In an October blog post describing the company’s ambitions in America, Jia, who goes by YT, said he’d been eyeing the United States market for years. … Continue reading

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Photos: Amazon’s Upcoming NYC Bookstore

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When Success Comes Decades Later

Oh, I’m verrry late to this. It’s been on YouTube since May 4, 2016. Forty years ago, a homeless Korean immigrant built an Orlando martial arts empire. In 1987, he recruited his devoted students to act as amateur cast and … Continue reading

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Orison Swett Marden: Pushing To The Front, A Brilliant Chapter

On Twitter, I’m counter-programming the dispiriting Trumpage by posting excerpts from Pushing to the Front, a timeless book by Orison Swett Marden that can be had free at Google Books. (See #PushingToTheFront on Twitter.) One chapter — just over six … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Puppet!

Not as in the sense of that idiotic third debate. In this sense: This is some great stuff. See the videos after the break.

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Finally! An iPad Mini-Sized Book!

Well, as long as it’s an iPad Mini 4. Side by side:

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New Life For Dead News

August 18, 2016: There IS life after DEATH: Scientists reveal shock findings from groundbreaking study So of course I got curious. I’ve read at least one book by Raymond Moody. But how many people would bother to dig deeper? It … Continue reading

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