Speed Up Your Computer & Google Chrome Browser

The Chrome browser uses a lot of memory. The more memory, the slower your computer will run. You can speed up your computer (and the browser) by reducing the browser’s memory use. To see memory usage in Windows: Press Control+Alt+Delete Select Task Manager Click...

Will the Web Kill Languages?

Q. Will the Web kill languages? A. I studied at Universitaet Heidelberg (Germany). It’s the #1 German university. When I went to Germany in 1977, only a few students spoke English. Only two or three professors could speak a bit of English, and only at a low...

Marketplaces: The Next Direction of the Web?

June 10, Chicago — I was at IRCE (Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibit) for three days. It’s a large show for ecommerce on the Internet. There were 650-700 booths and perhaps 10-20,000 visitors. One afternoon, I walked up and down every aisle and...

One Billion Domain Names!

Why is it so hard to find a good domain name? Because there are more than a billion domain names. Whoa!   However, only 168 million are active websites. Of that, all of the traffic goes to only a million sites. 167m sites could disappear and nobody would notice....

Wikipedia: Open Source Corporate?

An interesting article in Gizmodo about the evolution of Wikipedia from an open source editorial community turned into the worst aspects of corporate management. “You start with a decentralized democratic system, but over time you get the emergence of a leadership...

The Impact of Mobile on Marketing

Q. How is marketing going to evolve over the next ten years as a result of technological innovation? A. The general technical trend will  continue to develop into a wider social trend: Cable TV lost 48,000 subscribers in 2015. They’re on track to lose 600,000 in...