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[31 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Khan Academy- The power of a simple idea

In today’s “must-have-expensive-private-tuition-otherwise-my-kid/I am- screwed” world, where nothing except crass entertainment and perhaps ample opinions are free, enter Khan Academy.

Asia, Digital Media trends, Events, online marketing, online media, singapore, social media, web 2.0 »

[20 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Engagement WTH- Spikes Asia 09

Putting a TVC on the web is not digital…it’s called putting a TVC on the web…

Advertising, Digital Media trends, Emerging Technologies, GermFeed, video »

[3 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Video- The future of mobile devices

Being an avid (and intrigued) mobile marketing proponent since a long time, this caught my attention. It basically takes you to next level of “Minority Report” stuff- long video but recommended

GermFeed, Hilarious, online media, social media, video, web 2.0 »

[16 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]
Mr “Bombastic” Bean in PC vs Mac ad- GermFeed

This was too hilarious to skip. Someone remixed the Mac-PC ads- meant to be the original GermFeed-replacing Mr Bean instead of the PC guy (originally spoofing Bill Gates). Beyond the ‘funny’ part of seeing Mr Bean dancing to Mr lova’ lova’ and going all shaggadelic, to me, this has more meaning beyond the juvenile thrill

Events, singapore, start up »

[19 Nov 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

I am seeing this new face of Singapore- people love to organize such events and be a part of these events. Get inside Nov 2008 MeetUp of Singapore PHP users group…

start up, venture capital »

[17 Nov 2008 | One Comment | ]
Start-up? Big bro Microsoft is here!

Did Straits Times singapore get influenced by this article? Whether recession or no recession, starting up is always a challenge.To me- funding and and mentoring is probably the next stage after the initial stages of product development, launching and maybe getting that first customer are over. I found Microsoft has some solutions of their own…

Emerging Technologies, online marketing, online media, social media, web 2.0 »

[5 May 2007 | 2 Comments | ]

50 billion dollars- thats what ’Takeover pundits’ are puntering for Microsoft’s alleged bid for Yahoo.
http://www.nypost.com/seven/05042007/business/bills_hard_drive_business_peter_lauria_and_zachery_kouwe.htm
Is it worth it? Prima Facie For Yahoo yes. Earning a few times of the entire online industry size should be worth it. For Microsoft? Maybe Yes- they haven’t done anything substantial or ground breaking anyways- either in display or search advertising. They just get by (ahem!) because they are Microsoft. They lost Double click, they lost AOL, now might be their chance for consolidation.
But whatever the ’money sense’ is, the reasons why it should never happen- why Yahoo should not sell to MS …