The Librarian of the Future

Today, Saturday May 22 2004, Howard Hintze, an important teacher of mine from high school, is retiring from teaching English at Interlochen Arts Academy. The following is the note I wrote earlier for a book of recollections to be presented to him at graduation. It addresses the notion of learning in an age of the […]

The Librarian of the Future

Today, Saturday May 22 2004, Howard Hintze, an important teacher of mine from high school, is retiring from teaching English at Interlochen Arts Academy. The following is the note I wrote earlier for a book of recollections to be presented to him at graduation. It addresses the notion of learning in an age of the […]

My History of Paid Search

Google Circa 1998: “The whole thing. Now which keyboard do I use?” Tonight Majestic is hosting a dinner for its investor clients and select industry executives focused on Paid Search. John Battelle will kick the evening off. In preparing for this dinner I have had the opportunity to think back a bit over the past […]

My History of Paid Search

Google Circa 1998: “The whole thing. Now which keyboard do I use?” Tonight Majestic is hosting a dinner for its investor clients and select industry executives focused on Paid Search. John Battelle will kick the evening off. In preparing for this dinner I have had the opportunity to think back a bit over the past […]

Google vs Wall Street

I will forever remember Thursday April 29 2004 as a seminal moment. First, just after lunch Google filed its S1. Largest IPO in recent history, larger than Netscape which ushered in the first .com valuation bubble. At the same time, as word spread of Google’s filing, more and more people started to chatter about the […]