Archive for October, 2006

The Middle Way, thanks to Starbucks

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

I love the “The Way I See It” quotes on Starbucks cups – little pieces of wisdom along with that joe. Here’s the most recent one I really like:

The good life is the middle way
Between ambition and compassion
Between action and reflection
Between company and solitude
Between hedonism and abstinence
Between passion and judgment
Between the cup of coffee
and the glass of wine.
Jay McInerney

Skype’s founders next move: The Venice Project

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

BusinessWeek this morning reports on Friis and Zennstrom’s next venture, called The VeniceProject: a video player for peer to peer sharing a la Youtube or Amazon’s Unbox. Some will say it’s a crowded space, but it’s also just taking off; perhaps Skype’s founders have some P2P tricks up their sleeves again…