Here's a list of stuff that any geek would be happy to receive--even late. I have everything on this list, so I can personally attest to the awesomeness of it. I sorted them by price from low to high to make it easy for you. Nothing on this list was given to me, and [...]
My friends at Mercedes recently loaned me a Mercedes AMG to test drive, and I'd like to share my favorite pictures and thoughts with you. I hate to admit this, but I'm not sure I'm man enough for this car. It is a fantastic 503-horsepower engine (built by Sven Seyfried) with two seats strapped to the [...]
Sony brought approximately twenty journalists and reviewers to Portland to try the a7R II and RX-10. I only used the a7R II, mostly with the Sony FE 2.8 35 mm lens (real men use prime lenses). These are samples of my pictures. I'm not a "real" photographer so if you see anything that's sub-optimal, it's [...]
A good Father’s Day gift embodies two qualities: insight into the male psyche and the appearance of a careful decision. Cost is hardly a factor at all. Because you only have six days left to shop, here’s a list of ten items for most modern dads. Anker USB charger. Wall or desktop $25.99. A dad’s credo [...]
After my visit to Stuttgart, I went to Berlin to speak for Russell Reynolds. Berlin is a very interesting city with many places to visit.
These are pictures from the Porsche factory in Stuttgart. I even got a ride in a 918!
These are my pictures from the Mercedes-AMG facility. This is where the AMG GT is made.
I’ve joined the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation. This entity is the parent organization of all the “Wiki” projects such as Wikipedia and other free-knowledge projects. […]
In 2011 the publisher of one of my books, Enchantment, could not fill an order for 500 ebook copies. Because of this experience, I self-published my next book, What the Plus!, and learned first-hand that self-publishing is a complex, confusing, and idiosyncratic process. As Steve Jobs said, “There must be a better way.” [...]
Think about this: How much time, effort, and expense would it take to replace your iPhone if you lost it? You’d have to go to the Apple store, buy a phone, get it hooked up to your number, sync it with iTunes (you did back it up, right?), and then tweak it to just the [...]
All of us at Alltop are suckers for great infographics, so we created Infographics.alltop. In one place, you can now scan through the latest infographics on the web.
Do me a favor and check out the latest feature of Alltop. We added a section to each topic called “Most Topular Stories.” These are the five most popular stories on the page as measured by clickthroughs. This is an easy way to figure out the hotest stories on a topic. Here are some topics [...]
At Gadgets.alltop, we’ll have total coverage of the new gadgets and gizmos from CES. We aggregate over 130 websites and blogs that write about gadgets there.
Are you coming to CES in Las Vegas next week? If you are, be sure to drop by the American Express Open Forum booth. Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Anita Campbell (Small Business Trends), John Jantsch (Duct Tape Marketing), Ben Parr and Barbara Dybwad (Mashable), and I will all be at the South Hall booth. This is [...]
There is no better way to please and impress people around Christmas time than to make them something. If you can cook, make them a meal. If you can paint, make them a painting. If you can sculpt, make them a sculpture—you get the picture. What if you don’t have these talents? What if you’re [...]
Evernote is a great service to save emails, receipts, web clippings, and pictures. Here’ s a list of fourteen ways that you can use it to organize your life. Basically, whenever I get a significant piece of information, I dump it into Evernote for archival purposes. Check it out.
Over at the American Express Open Forum, I explained how to be on time by installing a cool clock on your computer. Check it out by clicking here. It’s simple application that might help you if you tend to procrastinate.
Update: Holy Kaw By far, the biggest change to my tweeting is the creation of a section of Alltop called Holy Kaw. I started it because of the popularity of my Posterous blog where I uploaded pictures and summaries of interesting stories—basically stuff that was too long for a tweet and too short for a [...]