Monthly Archives: January 2008

Mike Daisey is great in “Monopoly!”

Last Saturday night I want to the local premiere of "Monopoly!" which is a 1.5 hour monologue by Mike Daisey about the game of Monopoly, Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Tesla, and Edison.  He tells a great story and I was surprised how … Continue reading

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The PCC Natural Markets have classes — who knew?

Late last week I got an email which said "you are getting your ass out of bed on Saturday morning and coming to the Fremont PCC".  What pray tell was I going to the PCC about?  Why it was a … Continue reading

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The Strangercrombie auction and the third time is the charm?

This post is rated PG-13 — you have been warned.   I do not read The Stranger weekly newspaper all that often so I was not all that familiar with their annual holiday gift on-line auction called the Strangercrombie but … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2007

  As I looked back over my blog entries over the last year it reaffirmed a thought I had about 2007 which was I am not really sure what I did but overall the things I had done in previous … Continue reading

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Microsoft mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and JV

It is has been a few months since I last blogged about mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures by Microsoft.  Here is the up to date list of those actions and where the company’s IP/tech/people look to fit into the … Continue reading

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