The Yellow Pages: Adapt or die?

While there is much kvetching and hand-wringing of late regarding impending demise of the dead-tree business (sic) that is the newspaper industry, there is another dead-tree business that is descending quickly toward irrelevance:  The Yellow Pages. Every year, beginning around this time, trucks shunt around cities and visit every household in North America, and indeed […]

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[SERPICOS} AOL: Say Hi To Mom From JAIL!

…yeah right. These guys will never go to jail. But AOL will go down in history as a Ponzi scheme that makes 80s Junk Bonds look like chicken feed. Actually, I found a good backgrounder on Ponzi schemes here: http://www.mark-knutson.com/thescheme.html -Ian. ——- http://www.fortune.com/fortune/investing/articles/0,15114,443065,00.html AOL TIME WARNER Why AOL’s Accounting Problems Keep Popping Up The online […]

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Dude, Where’s My Job?

http://www.fortune.com/ indext.jhtml?channel=print_article.jhtml&doc_id 9746 GENERATION X Generation Wrecked FORTUNE Monday, October 14, 2002 By Noshua Watson Ten years ago grunge musicians and college-age Cassandras who had never held a day job preached that corporate America would crush their generation’s soul and leave them without a pension plan. Films like Singles and Reality Bites chronicled their transition […]

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