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So here I am in Austin. I certainly didn’t expect to be here this year, yet here I am. I can write more later, but this whole things is taking up a decent amount of mind-share. Two quick things I observed: Ubiquitous wifi is AWESOME. Don’t underestimate the usefulness of constant access, anywhere. Austin is … More SXSW: A quick quip.
The 360 hit the office several days ago. It didn’t take long before people started the trash talking. The throw-downs. The bravado. So far it’s all Halo 3 action, but it’s only a matter of time before I can be totally trashed in Gears of War, Call of Duty, Team Fortress… Heck, I’m sure I’ll … More I am so pwned
A good friend and talented writer, Paul Lucas, gets even more recognition of his efforts. His most recent article, an interview with WMMR (including the legendary Pierre Robert), graces Montgomery Newspapers and gets a nod of approval on the front page of WMMR’s site (Keep scrolling. Stop gawking at the hotties. *time-limited, since the homepage … More Noteworthy: People
Amazon pushed their facelift. Details are available here, but you will probably want to just go through the front door.
So I’ve been demoted. Honestly? I should have seen it coming. The post rate around here is… well, frankly, abysmal. I just haven’t been able to muster the strength of commitment to keep a string of regular posts coming. And I tell myself I’m doing it for you. Really! You don’t want to read some … More A Plea…
Apparently, after crunching the numbers, the eggheads at the New York Times finally realized that they could get more revenue from ads, than they could charging for a subscription. Or so the AFP is intimating. Go figure. probably had something to do with the number of stunted deep-link attempts. Way to read your logs, guys! … More New York Times online is Free! (almost)
Two surprises from Apple in as many days! Jojo @ nono.com hipped me (thanks Jojo!). Apparently, Steve “came to his senses”. In an open letter to Apple customers, he’s come clean that Apple has a responsibility to it’s “early adopters”. All the posturing and bids for good press aside, this is pretty much an unprecedented … More …Throw Money. (AKA: the iPhone Rebate)