Battle For The Net – Look What We Did


The Talent Mill participated in this protest and we fully support it. We will be watching how it plays out. Join us and spread the word or sign petitions.

If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening stuff that makes the Internet so much cooler than mainstream Cable TV. What if the only news sites you could reliably connect to were the ones that had deals with companies like Comcast and Verizon?On September 10th, just a few days before the FCC’s comment deadline, public interest organizations are issuing an open, international call for websites and internet users to unite for an “Internet Slowdown” to show the world what the web would be like if Team Cable gets their way and trashes net neutrality. Net neutrality is hard to explain, so our hope is that this action will help SHOW the world what’s really at stake if we lose the open Internet.If you’ve got a website, blog or tumblr, get the code to join the #InternetSlowdown here: else, here’s a quick list of things you can do to help spread the word about the slowdown: Get creative! Don’t let us tell you what to do. See you on the net September 10th!

via Battle For The Net.


Words of Wisdom From Steve Jobs


Words of Wisdom From Steve Jobs

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1) “It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” (Tweet this quote!)

2) “Simple can be harder than complex. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” (Tweet this quote!)

3) “You can’t con people in this business. The products speak for themselves.” (Tweet this quote!)

4) “When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You’ll know it’s there, so you’re going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back. For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.” (Tweet this quote!)

5) “Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is better than two doubles.” (Tweet this quote!)

6) “The computer is the most remarkable tool we’ve ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.” (Tweet this quote!)

7) “I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.” (Tweet this quote!)

8) “I’m as proud of many of the things we haven’t done as the things we have done. Innovation is saying no to a thousand things.” (Tweet this quote!)

9) “It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.” (Tweet this quote!)

10) “Getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.” (Tweet this quote!)

11) “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” (Tweet this quote!)

12) “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful … that’s what matters to me.” (Tweet this quote!)

13) “My model for business is The Beatles. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people.” (Tweet this quote!)

14) “I don’t really care about being right, I just care about success. I don’t mind being wrong, and I’ll admit that I’m wrong a lot. It doesn’t really matter to me too much. What matters to me is that we do the right thing.” (Tweet this quote!)

15) “Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help make the big choices in life. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” (Tweet this quote!)

16) “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” (Tweet this quote!)


Success In The Digital Age


“Success In The Digital Age”

Success for businesses, as well as individuals is based on the same principles in the digital age of Social Media, as it was in any age.  Those that follow their passion, and make part of their mission to help others solve problems will be showered with success from all corners.  Try it!  Volunteer somewhere!  You stand a better chance at being hired into a paying job if someone actually sees you giving your best; providing a service for no payment.  Keep that in mind when the “upload resume depression” sets in.~Mill

<Now I’m going to try an experiment in this Blog post and translate the text to Spanish my native language and see how many of our followers speak Spanish.  Let me know if you’d like me to continue to translate the Blog in future posts.>

El éxito de las empresas, así como las personas se basa en los mismos principios en la era digital de los medios sociales, como lo fue en cualquier edad. Los que siguen su pasión, y hacen parte de su misión ayudar a otros a resolver problemas seran bañados con el éxito desde todos los rincones. Pruébelo! Presentese como Voluntario en algun lugar! Usted tiene una mejor oportunidad de ser contratado en un trabajo que paga si alguien realmente ve que le da su mejor, durante el suministro de un servicio para ningún pago monetario. Tenga esto en cuenta cuando la “depresión de mandar tantos resumes” empieze.~Mill

Those that follow their passion, and make part of their mission to help others solve problems will be showered with success from all corners.

Those that follow their passion, and make part of their mission to help others solve problems will be showered with success from all corners. Please share our Blog so we can help others too.

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