Google Affiliate Network Shutting Down

I had an itch to jump into this topic last night when I caught it making the rounds on Facebook, but figured I’d wait until today, mainly to observe the initial reactions.  For a quick recap here…  The Google Affiliate Network or “GAN” is basically a leftover from Google’s acquisition of DoubleClick & Performics back in 2007.  I vaguely ... Read More

eBay Partner Network Payout Changes Coming Soon

A rumor that was leaked a few days ago by a user on the eBay Partner Network forums has been confirmed.  eBay’s affiliate program is once again planning to make changes to their pricing model.  According to Scott Parent’s blog post just moments ago on the ePN Blog, attracting  “new and infrequent buyers to our ... Read More

Red Bull Ultra Natural Videos, Photos & Words

So my streams were blowing up “Gigi” this morning, after I had forgotten Travis Rice’s Red Bull Ultra Natural contest was this past weekend.  While many video clips quickly emerged after last year’s Red Bull Super Natural, actual footage of this year’s runs appear to have been kept under lock and key(until about 4pm PST when I ... Read More

Squarespace Introduces Commerce for Squarespace 6

I love the Squarespace platform and it’s what I recommend to people when they ask me “where can I start a website”.  They’ve got a very intuitive user interface, easy and simple drag and drop design options, and pretty much everything you’d ever need to start your own little corner of the web.   Their ... Read More

eBay Partner Network Domain Validation Changes

As a former member of the eBay Partner Network team, and an avid ePN affiliate myself, I’m always holding my breath when an official ePN publisher email appears in my inbox.  This time was definitely a breath of fresh air, however I’m still very surprised by  the contents in the email.  The long and the short ... Read More

Tactus Technology Touch Screens

A few years back I had the pleasure of actually attending the CES tradeshow in Las Vegas.  One of the biggest innovations at the time was all the cool 3D stuff.  Actually seeing yourself in 3D and the glass free 3D TVs were probably my favorites from that year.  This year’s CES is of course ... Read More

2013 X Games Real Snow Videos Posted This Morning

As promised, ESPN’s website posted up all eight of the X Games real snow videos this morning.  Here’s my quick breakdown of these 60 second urban shorts. Erro Ettala vs. Ethan Deiss – Erro’s part is solid, especially since he’s not even a year out of a knee surgery and lays down the likely the biggest gap ... Read More

Apple Rumored To Be In Acquisition Talks With Waze

When you can’t beat ’em, buy ’em.  After Apple’s recent map fiasco, Tim Cook and crew have likely discussed a variety of fix it options.  Last month there were rumors of a Foursquare deal, this month’s flavor is a rumored acquisition of crowd powered navigation app Waze.  The first time I heard of Waze was on an episode ... Read More

Graphene Carbon Super Capacitors

This video is a couple of months old, but after watching it this morning I felt it was worthy of a share. Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov from the University of Manchester won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work with Graphene, which is about the change the world as we know it. ... Read More

Humboldt Bay King Tide High & Low Photos

The “King Tide”, or highest tide of the year was yesterday and aside from it being a little chilly, we had calm winds and sun which made for some easy photography.  I took some photos of the high tide around 10:45am, then came back just after sunset to shoot the lowest tide I could before ... Read More