December 2004

Clever Business Ideas

Every now and then you find a simple, yet clever business idea on the web. Here is one such example of an on-line store that allows you to create your own shop fronts with their products, control your own mark-up, promotions, etc and earn commission. It’s called getestore.com. For the exercise alone, in how to… Read More »Clever Business Ideas

PCs for Sale…

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…lots of PC’s. In fact an entire business. Looks like IBM are set to sell out of the PC market in a deal that could be worth $1bn-$2bn. The increased pressure from low-cost manufacturers, such as Dell, in recent years seems to have taken it’s toll. source: Irish Times Note: Irish Times article may require… Read More »PCs for Sale…

Ireland’s Monolith

Permission has just been granted for a 32 storey tower to be built in Dublin (near Heuston station). Deemed to be an “expression of outstanding 21st-century architecture”, me thinks the only outstanding thing is the 32 floors rising from the ground. The last thing Ireland needs is high rise buildings and the last thing Dublin… Read More »Ireland’s Monolith

DARTing Pains

A warming story of a DART passenger who was fined and accused of fare-evasion only to have the court find in his favour. The accused simply gave an account of the ridiculous tiket sales point and the huge queues involved in order to catch a DART when he was under extreme time pressure. The judge… Read More »DARTing Pains