Who remembers the ‘Dotcom Bubble’? When everyone went mad about online.
Back then internet businesses were valued in the millions and billions before they had even started trading. Then someone went ‘Hang on a lastminute.com’ and the whole thing went down the swanny.
Well you could be mistaken for thinking history is repeating itself. Mark Zuckerberg, the head chap at Facebook bought something called ‘Instagram’ for $1 billion.
Instagram – proving you can have your cake and eat it
Now like it or not London is going to be filling your screens in the coming months (plus a few glimpses of some provincial British towns) with all manner of advertising, plus some athletics and lots of David Beckham valiantly showing Harry Rednapp that he can still do the business during the next World Cup.
Because it does that’s why. We found this classic display in a museum. Same gun, almost (a Browning), different bullets.
I read an article today on the BBC website which suggested things can go faster than light. It reminded me of this clip from YouTube which is just plain weird. Its a film of the opening of a Charlie Chaplin film in Hollywood in 1928. It shows an ‘old dear’ walking along, purely by chance so it seems, talking on a mobile phone – yes! A mobile phone. Has Steve Jobs actually gone back in time? Has he left us with the ultimate iPhone? Has he? Prove he hasn’t….