Month: December 2003

Five Gentlemen of Japan

I’d love to check this out if I can find it here in Tokyo. Five Gentlemen Of Japan still enthrals – DEC 25, 2003

tracking corporate hierarchies

This is a project to track companies, their subsidiaries, and major products/brands. hierarchies.org

Amazon “stores”

Brief article on Amazon’s mall strategy. Some companies are winning customers they would not have found otherwise via Amazon. However, it stands to reason that Amazon will spend the most effort/energy on it’s core site and customers, not on it’s

James Nachtwey: alive

Wei told me that Nachtwey was injured recently in Iraq. I’m glad to hear he was wearing his flak vest and helmet! Nachtwey is a Dartmouth grad and one of the foremost photojournalists alive today. A hero of mine. Best

Limits to Innovation

Brilliant article on the limits of innovation vis-a-vis Apple. I’m still processing this one but well worth your time, especially if you are a Mac user. Fast Company | If He’s So Smart…Steve Jobs, Apple, and the Limits of Innovation

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