TECHNOLOGY: Google’s GOOGLE+ might be a big winner

Recently I scored an invite to GOOGLE+, Google’s competitor to FACEBOOK. While my initial experience with it has been rough, I can see that this could be a BIG winner for Google in the “enterprise space”. It may even compete with LinkedIn, the recruiter’s white pages. This is also a competitor for various products and services that do “management of enterprise identities” (e.g., SALESFORCE; sales funnel management tools, Customer Relationship Management products). That’s how big it could be.

In a nutshell, it’s like FACEBOOK for a User’s define communities.

I’d suggest that every IT person should be grabbing a GOOGLE+ invite and try it for themselves. It’s going to be in the enterprise and everyone should understand the raw power that it represents.

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TECHNOLOGY: Free public access for a month to 6.5 Million eBooks

http://web.resourceshelf.com/go/resourceblog/64627

Millions of eBooks Available at the World eBook Fair
July 6, 2011 20:31

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The World eBook Fair runs from July 4 through August 4, 2011. Their goal is to provide Free public access for a month to 6.5 Million eBooks. Project Gutenberg and the Internet Archive are both contributing organizations and will be presenting a number of items in other media this year, including music, movies and artwork, even dance choreography. The collections include light and heavy reading materials, more reference books, scientific items, etc., and about 50,000 music entries in addition to the 12,000 that debuted last year.

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Wow, can one OD on content?

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RANT: Scapegoating criminals; not the real culprits

FROM FACEBOOK

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Remember when teachers, cops, firemen, government employees, NPR, PBS, and Planned Parenthood blew up the stock market, wiped out most of our 401Ks, took trillions of dollars in taxpayer funded bailouts, spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico, gave themselves billions of dollars in bonuses, and paid no taxes?

Yeah, me neither.

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FJohn Reinke response:

Well, none of that litany is completely innocent. See “We, The Sheeple” allowed the politicians and bureaucrats to make a mess. And, Unions of Gooferment employees is by definition corrupt. (Union “negotiates” with politicians, with whom they give campaign cash, labor, and votes. Translation taxpayers get shafted.) Also, when these various frauds were being perpetrated, what did “We, The Sheeple” do? Nothing! So what’s the issue that will bring the folks to the streets. Then maybe something will change. Vote Ron Paul!

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Argh!

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