Issue 8

Abolish the FCC
Nov. 16, 2004 - By: Robert Garmong
8 "The very existence of the FCC is a flagrant violation of the right to free speech.". After the infamous "wardrobe malfunction" at the Superbowl, Robert Garamong says, things have gone from bad to worse. Before we give the FCC even more power to censor the airwaves, we ought consider whether the government should have such authority at all! ...


The Bootstrapper's Bible
Nov. 16, 2004 - By: Seth Godin
8 Available to you once again! There's never been a better time to start a business with no money. This manifesto will show you how. ...


Legalize Neighborhoods Again!
Nov. 16, 2004 - By: David Greusel
8 America has forgotten how to make cities. With traffic-planning and single-use zoning the beloved neighborhood has been made illegal in most U.S. cities. David Greusel believes it's time for a change back to the way things used to be. ...


Overcrowded Planet
Nov. 16, 2004 - By: Dean Esmay
8 In 6 years, the world's population will hit 7 billion. Despite the worries, however, there is no evidence of an overpopulation problem, not even close. Read Dean's manifesto for the facts. ...


Strategy Letter 1: Ben and Jerry's vs. Amazon
Nov. 16, 2004 - By: Joel Spolsky
8 Starting a new company? Joel Spolsky, founder of Fog Creek Software and creator of "Joel on Software," says there's one important decision that you absolutely must make before you begin. It goes to the core of the difference between Ben and Jerry's and Amazon.com, and he explains it all in this manifesto. ...



Issue 7

Advice to Politicians: Marriage Equality for Same Sex Couples
Nov. 2, 2004 - By: Evan Wolfson
7 A letter from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, to every politician out there explaining exactly why supporting gay marriage is the right thing to do AND no longer politically dangerous. Forward this one to your local and national politicians and change the tide. ...


Off-Shoring
Nov. 2, 2004 - By: Tom Peters
7 Tom Peters, uber business guru, lays down 20 hard truths about outsourcing. Whether you like it or not, out-sourcing is here to stay. Ignore Tom's words at your peril. ...


One-Minute Site
Nov. 2, 2004 - By: Oliva & Toscani
7 Spend one minute. Improve your website dramatically. What's not to like? ...


A Physics of Ideas
Nov. 2, 2004 - By: Nova Spivack
7 Information overload is no longer a novel concept, it's the ever-present nemesis of your productivity. In this manifesto, Nova Spivack describes a unique approach to organizing, filtering, and tracking information and meme spread using principles of Newtonian physics. ...


The Word on Word of Mouth
Nov. 2, 2004 - By: Dave Balter
7 There's a reason the subservient chicken didn't increase Chicken nugget sales, why the Segway (a.k.a "IT", a.k.a. "Ginger") hasn't changed the world despite drool-worthy P.R., and why Richard Branson descended a New York City skyscraper in a nude suit. And it all comes down to the distinctions among Viral, Buzz, and Word of Mouth marketing. Read this primer from ...




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