Facebook execs selling their shares


Business Week article says Facebook execs are selling their shares.

2 interesting things
1.  There really isn’t supposed to be a market for this, and VC firms frown upon this.  Apparently FB is addressing this internally.
2.  The valuation is around $3.5 – $5 billion.  That’s way below the $15 billion valuation Microsoft paid.

Google's new tool: insight for search

I used trends and it gave some interesting glimpes into what people were searching for.  Now Google just announced yet another beta product – Insight for Search.

Today, we’re launching Google Insights for Search, a new product designed with the advertiser in mind. It provides more flexibility and functionality for advertisers and marketers to understand search behavior, and adds some cool new features like a world heat map to graphically display search volume and regional interest.”



Now let’s see what we can do with it…

My Firefox Setup

I’ve been asked by many people about my firefox setup, so here it is.
I use the latest versions where possible and rely on the auto updates from the developers.


Portable Firefox – so I can move it move it when necessary and run off a flash drive
I run the latest version and it does auto updates.


Foxmarks – for bookmark syncing
Better Gmail
– I enable macros for the keyboard shortcuts
Better GCal – it just looks nice
– for tab context cookie management.  I run my personal gmail and my business gmail from one browser.
Grandcentral – to make calls from my browser
del.icio.us – for bookmark management
– for more customization.  I use the Redesigned skin by Globex Designs
Greasemonkey – for more customization
Google Notebook – for my many notes to myself