I am a founder and CEO at SignalRank, a data driven technology company. I publish a weekly newsletter – That Was The Week – on Substack. The posts here are pulled from it. I also have a video podcast with Andrew Keenthat accompanies it each week. You can see the full catalogue on AnchorSpotify , Youtubeand Apple Podcasts. And I am a regular guest on Steve Gillmor’s The Gillmor Gang.

Microsoft/RealNames, realnames

Exchange with Microsoft

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />Here was the email interchange – from Sunday – where Microsoft executives chose not to reconsider their decision to not renew the RealNames contract. The consequences of this decision are still being understood around the world.

 

 Microsoft’s email to me: