There’s no doubting that Stanley Kubrick was a f**king genius when it comes to making movies. But the man was ahead of his time in using metrics to best identify his markets for A Clockwork Orange.
So for those of you that don’t keep up with me on Facebook or Twitter, I’m happy (and nervous) to announce that Edwin Cooper Bailey joined the world 8 weeks … Read more
To know me is to know that I frequently take the opportunity to let the snark fly, as illustrated below. And yeah, while it amuses me (and likely others) to take the opportunity to prod at the companies that oppose things like gay marriage (or other forms of social advancement), there’s actually something to be learned from this.
The lesson is: if you are involved in social media, no matter which side you take in a controversy, some segment of the population will tear you a new asshole.
Can anyone explain to me what the benefit of using Microsoft’s Tag instead of QR codes? I don’t see that it truly offers anything that QR codes doesn’t, and the … Read more
The Four-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss
Ferriss left me thinking a lot about hacking in 2011. Not just one’s body, but everything. I didn’t put much of this into practice in 2011, but for 2012, I’ll be trying more of it.
Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk
Left me saying “fuck yeah!” and inspired me greatly. This is one of those, like King’s On Writing… that I will probably read every year or two.
SuperFreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Didn’t have the same impact as the first.
What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
Gladwell continues to be one of my favorite non-fiction writers, and this is a collection of his shorter essays. Good stuff.