Monthly Archives: November 2008

Shopify talks with OpenVista

Interesting interview of Tobias Lutke of Shopify.

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Creating a Facebook Page Part V: sending updates

Facebook Pages, unlike Facebook Profiles, allow you to message all the people who are connected to you at once.   This is done via an “Send an Update to Fans” link on your Facebook Page.   In the past, these updates were … Continue reading

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Memo to Obama

Economist Greg Mankiw throws in his US $0.02 in this letter of advice to President-elect Obama.

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The most awesome Hipster PDA ever

I have always been a huge fan of the Hipster PDA.  But I’ve realized for a while that having crinkled, dog-eared pieces of paper in my pocket is just not polished enough.  So I had Coral Springer from Moonshine Leather … Continue reading

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Starbucks gold – a badly designed rewards plan

I go to Starbucks twice a day, so the idea of a rewards program is very attractive.  Now Starbucks already has a “Rewards card,” so I assumed their new “Gold card” was just a higher level of the same thing.  … Continue reading

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