Thought for the month

“You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young." "Why, what did she tell you?" "I don't know, I didn't listen.” From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Author (1952-2001)

Monday, 14 February 2011

CashedIn

According to Reuters, LinkedIn, whose website caters to professionals and has 90 million users, has announced its intention to go public. The company has filed with US regulators for an initial public offering of Class A shares of up to $175 million. So I/we put our information on a web site and someone sells it for $175 million? ... I must be missing something.

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