Posts Tagged: media

The Media Delayed Windows Vista

I’ve been reading a lot lately about why people think Windows Vista has been delayed so many times. There tends to be a set of consistent theories that always appear in a discussion, which I’ll summarize here: The software is too complex, with too many interdependencies that are confusing or not understood very well. There… Reads more »

Maybe an Overdose?

As Dickson mentioned earlier, CanWest MediaWorks has decided to stop publishing the print edition of Dose, and focus instead on the online properties. The decision certainly comes as a surprise to me, and probably to most people, considering CanWest said just two months ago that Dose readership was growing: Dose’s total readership among 12-to-64 year… Reads more »

Creating a Viable Web Business

This should be an interesting session, all about creating a viable web business. On hand is Malgosia Green, Michael McDerment, Albert Lai and Leila Boujnane. Here are my notes (my comments in italics): Leila says it’s not trivial to get someone to pay, its hard to get out of the “free” hell. Michael, from FreshBooks,… Reads more »

Venture Capital and Web 2.0

Today’s second keynote features Mathew Ingram talking with Dr. Paul Kedrosky about venture capital and Web 2.0. Here are my notes from the session (my comments in italics): Is this another bubble? In a sense we’ve returned to 1995, two browsers got funding! (Maxthon and Flock) In a sense, it feels like we’re renacting a… Reads more »