Spam in Australia:
Under the Spam Act, it is illegal for unsolicited commercial electronic messages that have an Australian link to be sent, or cause to be sent. A message has an Australian link if it originates or was commissioned in Australia, or originates overseas but has been sent to an address accessed in Australia.
Source: Spam, Australian Communications and Media Authority.
Four days ago I wrote: How to Beat the iPad?
If Microsoft, Sony, Google, HP and Samsung want to make an impact in the tablet space, there is a very, very simple solution: lose money.
If I was running any of these companies, I would simply create a $99, $199 and $299 tablet and lose $10B getting 100M of them out there. Seriously, Apple will lower the cost of this overpriced device only when some maniac enters the market with a stunning price.
Well, that maniac has arrived, and his name is Jeff Bezos.
Larry Page (CEO of Google) says:
There are basically no companies that have good slow decisions … There are only companies that have good fast decisions. As companies get bigger, they slow down decision making, and that’s a big problem. via Google’s Biggest Threat Is Google – NYTimes.com.
Quote from an interview on the BBC:
“This economic crisis is like a cancer, if you just wait and wait hoping it is going to go away, just like a cancer it is going to grow and it will be too late!” via BBC, via @mpesce
[Update 30 Sept 2011] Not quite what it seemed. See memex.naughtons.org for more.
Min Zhao, an assistant professor of marketing, has this to say:
If you have only one goal it puts you in a more action-oriented mindset and helps you save more … Too much thinking about which goal is more important keeps people from acting. via Rotman School of Management.
Fresh post from Seth Godin, where he suggests we start some converstations with this:
“We’d like to roll the … technology … back to the way it used to be, even though it almost never works out that way. Here’s why it’s going to be different this time.” via Seth’s Blog: Forward or back?.
Me-thinks I’ll use this in a conversation or two. :)