Tag Archives: Go!

The Scam Potential of Presence Messages

By | October 6, 2008

David Weinberger as ever hits nail upon head with dose of humor, but his point to me opens the gates to all sorts of thoughts, some of them Web 2.0ish: Often, on the back of a ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign is a ‘Make Up My Room Now’ message of some sort. But, now matter how they phrase it,… Read More »

Revisiting the Kryptonite Affair

By | April 25, 2006

Remember the Kryptonite Affair? It was back in September 2004 when a company that sold bicycle locks crashed into the power of forums and blogs and came away battered and bleeding when it failed to respond in Internet time to complaints that some of its bicycle locks could be opened with a Bic pen. Here was my take at… Read More »

News: Psst! Wanna Buy a Segway?

By | August 20, 2003

 It’s the modern crime, and the modern sting. The Register reports on the “first, known Segway sting operation” when police in New York arrested a 24-year-old student on felony scooter theft charges.     Yili Wang entered a Starbucks in Queens, hoping a Segway expert he met on the Internet could help get the gizmo going. Wang apparently… Read More »