The Switch To Hexo 2016-06-30
This is a minor note about a major change in thinking. For a while now, i’ve been running a site that is mostly static on Wordpress. Not a surprise to most since there are estimated to be more than 74 million Wordpress sites as of Feb 7, 2014.
Facebook: Anatomy Of An Options Trade 2013-09-01
If you’ve read my previous articles, then you know I’m a Facebook (FB) bull. I’ve always thought that Facebook had what it took to succeed where other similar social sites like MySpace have failed. To my point, they have accomplished the following very quickly:
Apple: The End Is near 2013-04-25
Apple (AAPL) had their Q2 2013 earnings conference call last night. The after-hours pop and drop was a mix of investor denial drowned by a flood of savvy investors taking profits. But it’s also a clear indicator that the inflection point I’ve been talking about in previous articles has happened.
Apple: The Day The Music Died 2013-04-15
When Apple (AAPL) launched the Mac in 1984 I was one of the first to by the Inside Mac developer series and started leveraging my skills as an Apple developer. I’ve been a fan ever since that time. In the beginning, it was all about the Steves. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. You couldn’t really determine who was key to Apple’s creative direction. But it soon became clear that Steve Jobs was the wizard behind the curtains.
Ok. So here is the question. Where can you buy books, music, movies and the infrastructure to build the next MySpace, Flickr or YouTube?
Amazon.com has the worlds biggest retail site. That takes quite a bit of infrastructure to run a site like that…right? But an infrastructure like that is also a valuable commodity if you can monetize it…Amazon seems to be trying to do just that. They want to provide the infrastructure that will power the next wave of web sites. The amazing part of the Amazon Web Services offering is that there are no setup charges or other up-front costs required to setup a world-class scalable web application. If you can imagine it, you can build it…on the Amazon framework.