Two weeks ago, I went on a nice long vacation with my wife. While walking back to our hotel from a restaurant, I saw a QR code with a Lyft ad taped to a post. I scanned the QR code and got credits for Lyft. I think it was $50 in credit…or maybe it was […]Read More Lyft my spirits? Nope.
A while back, Huffington Post published an interesting article on Monster.com, my former employer. While I agree with most of the article, I think it’s only partly right. “It wasn’t a technology failure; it was a leadership failure.” Actually, it was both. The leadership failure caused the technology failure. Sal and other Monster leadership focused […]Read More Monster’s problem was putting sales before tech
Let me tell you a story… At the start of 2002, DoubleClick purchased NetGravity. It was a company that had an enterprise ad server, so it seemed like a natural fit. The product was renamed to “DART Enterprise” and was a product people could buy and install on their own servers. It was really a […]Read More Important lesson for coders: Don’t use open redirects!