Tag Archives: dot.com

Dot.com heyday reunion party gatecrashed by secret lover (Rousse)

The huge Sun Microsystems Sunrise reunion was hosted in a massive chain hotel in a major US city. It was almost as if the heady days of the dot.com boom had never ended. My boat was so late docking in … Continue reading

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Vinyl comeback Queen in Kendal (Rousse)

Queen of the dance floor KA decided that it was time to change the music. She marched up to the small household record player and placed a thin vinyl record above another one that was already on the turntable. Then … Continue reading

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Scott McNealy continues to charm (Rousse)

It was the 1990s all over again. Scott McNealy took to the tiny blue stage to promote his new company. The charisma for which McNealy was famed in the heady days of dot.com boom at Sun Microsystems soon had the … Continue reading

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Back to Online 1997 (Rousse)

As I wandered around London Olympia I tried to work out what year it was. The dolly birds in hot-pants who rode around the exhibition on roller-skates handing out freebies provided the clue that it was dot com boom time. … Continue reading

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Rousse shares some website design tips

My friend proudly unveiled the freshly pressed website for her new online business. What a disaster! Given that her business was built up around the concept of selling coloured craft materials, it made no sense at all that she had … Continue reading

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John Lewis suitcase switch and Tiffany diamond haul (Rousse)

In a flashback to the heady days of dot.com boom TPR and I flew to South Africa for an all-expenses paid incentive holiday in Pretoria. I was looking forward to comparing the twenty-first century experience of corporate excess with that … Continue reading

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