I was drawn to Forbes' article about BlackBerry maker RIM
by author Eric Jackson's use of the phrase "When I speak to Research In Motion (RIMM) Bulls, they tell me...", which places it in the category of cryptozoology. But this quote, from RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie, is what remains:
He was asked about the recent letters from employees that have appeared in the press, complaining about all the problems with the company that have led to the current low stock price - 80% below its 5 year high. He growled: "Nobody ever wrote us letters saying thank you for the first $20 billion in revenue."
Balsillie to anyone who has invested in his company since 2007: "Go fuck yourself."
The highly-rated Tronsmart Titan 10A/90W 5-Port USB Charger Charging Station with Quick Charge 2.0 Technology sells on Amazon for $38, but if you use code USBTITAN you can get it for $24.
Nelson E. Ross’s “small booklet” sets out the principles of sending telegrams “in the most economical manner possible,” so you can take full advantage of a communications medium that “annihilates distance and commands immediate attention.”
The Rightshears don’t exist yet, but the inventors have promised a crowdfunding campaign to conjure them into reality, soon. (via Oh Gizmo)
Projects will always need management. And now with the tech gold rush it feels like there are more projects than ever with fewer managers than there’s demand for. But it takes too much time and money to go back to school full time so luckily the Project Management Professional certification training course is now 96% […]
If you’ve been blessed enough to avoid them yourself, you’ve definitely heard the horror stories. Late night, crushing out a ton of work, writing, coding, anything, then boom – your computer crashes. The battery blows, you spill water or coffee all over the place, or it just shuts down with no explanation, and you’re screwed. […]
You travel around a lot. It might be that jet set life from New York to LA to London to Tokyo, or it might be back and forth from the coffee shop to the office, or from the kitchen to the couch. Any which way, you’re mobile and that’s the way to live. When you […]