Terry Tate: Office Linebacker
Economy, stocks, and markets
Discussion on the economy, Linux, Open Source, GTD, stock markets and everything else under the Sun.
Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Monday, February 20, 2006
A video from the former US officials who ran the wargame "Oil Shockwave" a while back that modeled what civil unrest in Nigeria would do to the oil markets and the U.S. economy. An interesting watch.
Bravenet offers a site counter that gives breakdown of visitors by OS and browser they use. www.bravenet.com
For geography buffs, I came accross this very interesting Website that uses CIA factbook to pull information: http://der-mo.net/WINDS/
Wednesday, February 08, 2006
Google's new IM client within the email box is as revolutionary as Gmail, Google Maps and Google Desktop. Great stuff.
Kayak made some interesting announcements last week: it introduced fare watch and then a Kayak Buddy for AOL users. Basically, with the AOL buddy, you don't have to go to Kayak's Website to get airfares. This is the only travel site that I am aware of that has increased its Alexa ranking.
I have been thinking about this for almost six months – why Gmail wasn't adding a chat feature within it's email account. In fact, when there was all the hype about Google Talk, I thought that Gtalk would be built within Gmail. It's almost a no brainer to have the two integrated. But then again it was Google who had to do it first.