Welcome to the November 13, 2006 edition of carnival of the capitalists. This week I ended up trying something new… the crew over at Blog Carnival have some nifty tools to get things rolling a bit faster. We'll see how it goes.
Anyway, welcome to CaseySoftware a major contributor and supporter of the Open Source community, PHP, dotProject and software development in general. Since this is a technology blog…
Barry Welford presents 100 Million Websites – How Many To Go? posted at StayGoLinks, saying, “Jakob Nielsen points out that the Internet has now 'slowed down' to a mature growth rate of 25% per year. What seems to be unknown is how this growth rate splits between the Mobile Web and the regular Web.”
savingadvice presents What It Takes To Make Money On The Internet posted at Personal Finance Advice, saying, “A list of traits and skills that is helpful for the average person to have to make money on the Internet – not your typical make money from the Internet list”.
Avant News presents Wider Panama Canal Makes Room for Airbus A380 posted at Avant News made a special trip to 2014 just to cover the completion of the Panama Canal widening project. Hey, can I come next time?
Stocks & Markets:
Y. Ng presents Banker notes: Thoughts on Telecom – still a good buy? posted at Banker Notes raises some issues with investing on Telecom and whether it makes sense anymore.
Marketing & Strategy:
TamsPalm-the Palm OS Blog gives us The latest Binary Clock banner ad – totally different describes Tam's experience marketing and advertising to a specific niche.
Brandon Peele presents What the Media Industry Tells Us About Business Strategy and Our Lives posted at GT shares some thoughts and stories of business strategies, good and bad.
A Samuel presents The Kendra Todd winner of The Apprentice Season 3 Podcast posted at Nubricks.com gives us some tips and thoughts that prepared her for The Apprentice and what she took from the experience.
Scott presents At Lennar Everythingâ€™s Included â€¦ Except Everything Else posted at Scott, saying, “When you mislead consumers in a cpaitalist system you pay the price.”
Peter Kua presents Innovative marketing: Financial Planning renovated posted at RadicalHop.com which shows the dramatic shift happening in insurance marketing.
Christopher J. Brunner presents Revitalize Your Stagnant Business » The Small Business Buzz posted at The Small Business Buzz, with strategies and suggestions for getting the momentum going again in your small business and life.
Dan Melson presents From How Much You Make to A Payment You Can Afford posted at Searchlight Crusade. Dan is one of my favorite non-tech bloggers for a variety of reasons… if for nothing else, he answered my many questions last year when I was preparing to buy my condo. His advice, thoughts, and perspective are top-notch.
Nina Smith presents The Price of The Good Life posted at Queercents, saying, “A better life. But at what price? And is the risk worth the reward? All this prompted by my meeting with a contractor on his flight home from Iraq.”
Manamagement – People and Principles:
Management – Day to Day:
Pawel Brodzinski presents Subcontractors: Pros and Cons posted at Software Project Management, saying, “Subcontracting in IT projects became quite popular. There're however many factors which tell you if it's reasonable to have subcontractor in your projects. Here are the most important ones for both both sides.”
Big Picture Guy presents Body Parts posted at Big Picture, Small Office, saying, “Carrie is Victorian parlor pretty. She may also be paranoid. Either way, sexism is at the center of controversies surrounding this sales rep.”
On the Horizon:
Economics 101 Theories in Practice:
Byrne's Marketview presents The Case of the Adversely-Selected Healthcare Lemons and demonstrates once again why Krugman, et al should be allowed to run their own finances, let alone anyone else's.
Henry Stern presents Of Insurance Companies and Morality posted at InsureBlog, saying, “SUMMARY: InsureBlog's Henry Stern asks if insurance companies are immoral. The answer may surprise you, and the comments (more than 80!) enlighten you.”
John Bambenek presents Lights Out: How Freezing Electricity Rates Will Cripple Illinois' Electrical System posted at Part-Time Pundit, saying, “Price caps on electricity are due to expire in Illinois. Politicians are scrambling to keep the price caps… here is why they should expire.”
How to Change the World – one of my personal favorite blogs – presents Counterpoint: Patents and Defensibility takes notes and thoughts from a few patent attorney friends who were a little ticked with him…
Joe Kristan presents Bloggers on Tax Policy in a Democrat-Controlled Congress posted at Tax Update Blog, saying, “Blogger expectations of tax policy in the incoming Congress. some high hopes, but mostly low expectations.”
Well, that's it for this week. Hopefully, you've learned, laughed at those who have tried to ignore econ 101, and cried to find out that some of them are now in charge… Submit your blog article to the next edition of carnival of the capitalists using carnival submission form.
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