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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson – Reflections on the Life of a Pioneer in his Official Autobiography

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Steve Jobs’ self-titled autobiography by Walter Isaacson hits shelves on Monday and is already a best seller. I bought a copy of the book on preorder the day it was available and as expected the book has been receiving a lot of press lately. Here are some of the revelations that are emerging from the contents […]

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Freakin’ Google Rewarding Pirate Sites For Stealing My Content By Giving Them Higher Search Results

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Most people go to Google when they are searching for something and most websites receive their organic traffic from Google searches. So you can imagine my frustration when I found out that for the last few weeks all my new and existing articles have been copied (scrapped) to so called content-mill websites. This means that […]

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Is it Okay For an Employer to Google or Facebook You?

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Most people have an online presence in today’s day and age. Whether it is passive (Google searches) or active (Facebook, Twitter) our online history is not that hard to get to for companies that have the right tools, resources and connections. But is this ethical or legal and should your employer or potential employer be […]

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Google’s Earnings, Adsense and Credit Cards

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Google’s AdSense program generates about 30% of the company’s total revenues and has been growing consistently over the last few years, despite all their search algorithm change and increase competition. So clearly this is a big and growing money earner for them. However one thing I have noticed is that while the number of clicks […]

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Google Hits $1000 Mark – My 5 Shares @$700 Were A Good Buy

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[Oct 2013] Google (GOOG) today passed the $1,000 a share mark. While the price is just a number, it is a nice milestone to hit. I have held on to my 5 shares I bought in 2007 (see update below) and 6 years letter it has turned out to be a great investment. I plan to […]

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