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Saturday, August 8, 2009

The future is here and it arrived early

Originally written for eBookGuru - The Digital Magazine Devoted to eBooks

It was just over two months ago when I published a post (The Future of eBooks) that included a chart from Forrester Research Inc. showing the growth drivers for eReaders. It predicted a $199 price point at sometime around mid 2010 to 2011.

The new Cool-er reader (Price Matters…) came out in mid July, right around the same time that Amazon lowered the price of the Kindle 2 by $60, and I stated that I really didn’t expect to see an eReader break the $200 mark before the end of the year.

Well Sony has done it. (more…)

posted by David at 2:41 pm  

Sunday, August 2, 2009



n. The theory that women play a primary role in economic growth.

You won’t find this word in any dictionaries yet but that is only a matter of time. The definition above is courtesy of Word Spy, The Word Lovers Guide to New Words but Womenomics is already being discussed in serious publications.

A recent op-ed piece in the Washington Post called Fixing the Economy? It’s Women’s Work discusses the role that women can and perhaps should play in terms of business and the economy. The argument is simple and compelling:

“Companies with more women in senior management roles make more money.”

Hard to argue with success. (more…)

posted by David at 10:18 am  

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