Month: October 2009

The More Things Change

These two don't know what a VCR is

These two don't know what a VCR is

Last week I celebrated my 38th birthday.  Over dinner we were discussing how different things are now than when we were Kaylin’s age (4).

Wow…we’re talking massive changes that are as transformative as the changes our great grandparents went through, but where theirs were in manufacturing and transportation, ours have been in information and technologies.

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My Comics For October 2009

Blackest Night in December

Blackest Night in December

I’m just in the middle of putting out our monthly email about the great new stuff that we’ve added to  my online comics store All New Comics and I’m going through that list to decide what I’ll add to my own Comics Pull List.

While I’m doing that, I have to ask you…if you’re not already subscribing to your comics from All New Comics I gotta ask you, why are you going to your comics?  Make your comics come to you!

Yep. I’m shameless. Okay, here goes:

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Game Review Batman Arkham Asylum

Batman Arkham Asylum

Batman Arkham Asylum

Batman Arkham Asylum is a brief, brutal, and faithful look into the world of the Dark Knight Detective which succeeds on all of the levels that comic book games traditionally fail at. While it doesn’t add a whole lot new to the Batman mythos, it deals with familiar territory in a reassuring and respectful way, while at the same time treading a path that is uniquely it’s own. Continue Reading

I’m a larval entrepeneur!

TechAlliance Entrepreneur 1.0

TechAlliance Entrepreneur 1.0

I’ve decided that I need to understand the way that business works a little more. I understand the day-to-day of management and all that jazz, but there’s a lot of stuff about creating a business plan, and go-to-market tactics that could benefit me not only in my day job, but also in my side-businesses.

To that end, I decided to enroll in TechAlliance’s “Entrepreneur 1.0”, which to me looked like exactly what I wanted in terms of the basics of taking something to the next level.

It’s a pretty cool looking program, and the pedigree behind it is top notch. This is the description from the TechAlliance web site:

Presented by TechAlliance Venture Services and the Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Richard Ivey School of Business, E1.0 helps participants understand key issues surrounding planning for the success of a start-up or early-stage knowledge-based company.

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