While this sounds like a great addition it does make you wonder how often people really do print a web page. PDF printing, sure. Graphics or charts on a page, maybe? However, I’d be more apt to Evernote it than print it. Actually can’t remember a time when there was a web page worthy of printing. It probably happens, but not often enough that we’d want to install code on a page to make it happen.
Important lessons about what is truly important in life.
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time.
This is a scary trend as we see a number of services that we’ve been using start to cease operations or significantly change their operations. One of our favorite services, Jott, is also ceasing operation.
From TechCrunch - Friendster is making the changes under the guise of reinventing themselves as a service focused on “entertainment and fun” (which sounds exactly like Myspace when they started feeling the Facebook heat for real):
Our improved site is designed to create new profiles that allow you to connect differently with people and do things differently than other networking sites. Basically, the new site will complement your existing online presence in other social networking sites.
These are some of the best books we’ve found on these critical business issues. We think you’ll agree these are some great keepers.
An excellent resource from the Wall Street Journal about the value of social media for businesses. "Employees share information in their personal lives. Companies can use those skills to improve workplace communication"…WSJ