What I found amusing from google's year-end zeitgeist...
Who is... #4. Who is hot
> If g.search can answer this one, I think Google officially passes the Turing Test
How to... #8. How to blog
Define... #1. define promiscuous
> Who said pop songs can't educate?
Define... #2. define web 2.0
> I'm still trying
Where is... #2. where is matt?
> Yes, where is matt?
2006 Tickets - US... 3. the fray tickets
> Someone get me a pair of those!
.. and my personal list..
Startups to track
Companies ready for (or already on) a comeback:
1. Cisco (Is that a Virtuous Cycle I see?)
3. Yahoo! (check out the Peanut Butter Manifesto)
Wall Street darling: salesforce.com and the SaaS model
Most interesting in my Google Reader (a bit redundant here)
1. Bob Sutton's blog
2. Diego Rodriguez's blog
3. Flickr Blog
4. Barefoot Coffee Roasters' daily (or sporadic) grind
Most influential -- academic
2. Wal-Mart's sustainability initiative
Most interested in reading: Made To Stick
Most expensive: opportunity cost
Best quotation: "Fail often, fail early" (props to d.school's Clicks and Bricks)
Cutest baby: Colin (my high school English teacher's son)
Best mass-market tool that I was a sucker for: Canon Rebel XT
Most influential: Perry Klebahn