I had not seen these illustrations. Impressive work from Charis Tsevis who is a visual designer living and working in Greece. The above illustration is John Nack, Photoshop Product Manager. Continue reading Heroes of the Electronic Revolution
And Idée is one of them. IDC last week released their top ten Canadian software firm to watch. Their study profiles ten small emerging software firms with the potential to impact the world of software. … So much to celebrate at Idée that we are going to through throw (thanks Joe!) a party for our … Continue reading Ten Software Companies to Watch!
I am speaking this week at the Mesh Conference which incidentally is completely sold out! The Mesh organizers did an incredible job with the line up which includes great number of incredible women! Kudos, guys. I am very much looking forward to the many conversations! Mark Evans, Mathew Ingram, Mike McDerment, Rob Hyndman, and Stuart … Continue reading Events this week
On the way to Washington, I spotted the Forbes 90th Anniversary Issue. I am a magazine freak: I am probably one of the last few people on earth supporting the magazine industry. I typically pick up magazines at the airport and catch up on my reading – yes, I know, who reads paper anymore. But … Continue reading The disruptive power of networks
Via Andy at StockPhotoTalk: Thomson Corp. and Reuters Group PLC agreed on terms for a merger valued at about £8.7 billion ($17.24 billion) in cash and stock, cinching a deal that the two news and data providers outlined earlier this month. Reuters Chief Executive Officer Tom Glocer, 47 years old, will become CEO of the … Continue reading Mega Acquisition
CATA’s WIT (Women in Technology) group is organizing a discussion panel in June. I will be participating in the panel with Molly Shoichet (Matregen Corporation), Cynthia Goh (Axela Biosensors and Northern NanoTechnologies) and Cindy Gordon (Helix) to share learned lessons, growth strategies, building a team, mentoring and most importantly how to take the "red … Continue reading Woment in Technology
I knew I would get your attention with that post title. Well, it should really read Girl, Girl, Girl…and for that matter it should really simply read Everywhere Girl… If you know about Idée, you also know that we have soft launched an image monitoring service. This service allows clients to find out where their … Continue reading Girls, Girls, Girls
WTF? No really? Please don’t ask us to tell you who does the "best development in Canada" when you mean to ask for who does the "best MSDN Flash development" in Canada. I mean really: who are we kidding here!I can always count on Mr. Rick Segal for a good early morning laugh. Continue reading Hello Microsoft!
Via the Globe: A private equity player in the United States has made one of the biggest bets yet on the Internet, with a $160-million investment in a little-known new-media firm in Ontario’s Waterloo region.American Capital Strategies Ltd. wants to build an online media powerhouse through the minority equity stake it acquired this week in … Continue reading Wicked Geosign!
Booming traffic demands put a constant stress on the social network’s computing infrastructure. A great article about how MySpace developers redesigned the website, database and storage systems to handle the exploding growth. A great read. Continue reading Inside MySpace: Designing high growth computing infrastructure