About Gary Burge
I am an experieced web programmer, techno-activist, romantic idealist, who never quite left the sixties, even though I became quite successful in the Internet space.
My business philosphy is different now than when I toiled in the bigco world. About a decade ago I experienced a life-altering epiphany: I was sacrificing my personal life and health to feed a corporate monster.
Tag Archives: Google
By Gary Burge | Published: May 28, 2009
Microsoft today announced its new search platform, called “Bing“. It was greeted by a mock (or perhaps not?) protest by long-time Fortune magazine columnist Stanley Bing, who in a press release “expressed ‘moderate outrage’” at what he termed “brand encroachment” by Microsoft. “For nearly 25 years, I have jealously guarded the value of my brand,” [...]
By Gary Burge | Published: September 20, 2007
By Gary Burge | Published: September 3, 2007
Several of the techblogs are reporting or speculating that Google will announce at the Office 2.0 Conference next week the re-wrapping of JotSpot, acquired in 2006, as a Google Apps wiki. No surprise here. Back in July, Dan Farber covered the announcement by Dave Girouard, vice president and general manager of Google Enterprise, that JotSpot [...]