Wednesday, May 24
is now trademarked.
Sunday, April 30
I will no longer update this blog and instead will be updating my links blog on orangefever. I'll keep the page up since it doesn't cost anything and maybe the other authors will use it.
Friday, April 28
Coffee Ad Hack
Folgers recently converted a manhole cover into a steaming cup of coffee. Neat.
Tuesday, April 25
The Book Market
An indepth look at what happens when a book is written and published, that is how much it costs to produce and market a book. It's a lot like other media industries.
Friday, April 21
Shutting Out Critics
The Christian Science Monitor talks about the changing business model of the movie industry such as shortening the time between theatrical release and DVD release, as well as shutting out the critics.
Monday, April 17
Character Behaviour through Waiters
CEOs say that a measure of a person can be discovered by seeing how they interact with waiters; although there is only usually a bad side.
Sunday, April 16
TV Warez Stats
Market share of TV-release groups on the net, you know those groups that capture TV on their computers, encode it, and then put them on Bit Torrent? I wish they would also take into account the number of downloads for each release to see if the big ones are the most popular.
Saturday, April 15
Tokyo as Gotham
Photos of Tokyo processed with a technique called High Dynamic Range Imaging which produce a very surreal look of the city.
Thursday, April 13
This page has a list of links to hacks for Blogger to make it more like other blogging software.
Friday, April 7
Payola in "Journalism"
A gossip writer in New York has been caught trying to solicit $220,000 from a billionaire for protection from the tabloids section of a paper
VoIP Being Blocked
ISP providers are cracking down on VoIP traffic, especially in countries where there is only a single telephone operator. The article goes on to talk about Skype and its unexpected use of bandwidth when one becomes a supernode.
On Patrol with the Minutemen
Slate sends a reporter to shadow the Minutemen, a civil defense group hoping to secure the border (both Mexican and Canadian) against illegal immigrant crossings.
Steve Jobs Presentation Skills
Business Week has a couple of things that make a Jobs presentation better than other presentations.
Rapper For Live
Slate takes a look at the history of a rapper named Ladies Love Cool James, better known as LL Cool J. He's pretty much the Gordie Howe of Rap.
Tuesday, April 4
Going Below Sea Level
California is sliding into the Pacific Ocean, or at least part of scenic Highway 1 is. It's only a matter of time...
Gates at Work
What is Bill Gates' work environment and how does he deal with his email and disseminating information? Well he uses the Microsoft tools obviously.
Monday, April 3
The Fall of the Arcade
This article looks at the falling popularity of the arcade in recent years and how it may change in the coming years.
Thursday, March 30
Top Skylines Of The World
The top 15 skylines of the world (+2 honorable mentions) with all the usual suspects and Toronto coming in the middle of the pack (hey at least we were on it)
Wednesday, March 29
Dressing in Drag
A women in New York pretends to be a man for a year and half to give the male perspective on life and dating from a women's point of view.