Link Roundup 9/17/2013


Amazon reports . . . increased sale in Vinyl Records?  It’s more than just some hip trend, but seems to be part of deeper elements of Amazon’s cross-marketing and product association – an advantage they have that few others do.  I’m sure there’s other places they and competitors can innovate, but they seem to have the edge . . .


How much did we pay for the 2007-2009 meltdown?  A look at costs versus losses that’s worth reading if you’re heavily econogeek.


US Military scientists discover how to identify notes that make things go viral in social media.  You can bet this is going to get used like crazy.  I’m also glad it wad discovered publicly so it won’t be hidden.


Forget Facebook, Google should be a model for your startup.  Google makes stuff and builds goodwill, nuff said.  Well worth reading.

Food for thought: Is Microsoft going to the right strategy at the wrong time?  Makes me slightly less bullish on Microsoft, the upshot being that they’re sort of “speaking last cycle’s language.”

Finally one of Bonnie’s interviews gets mentioned at Lady Geek Girl!