Tag Archives: technology industry

How To Blow It From “From”

By | August 7, 2007

I’m amazed by how many times this happens, and it always seems to be PR folk in the technology industry who are the culprits: An email where the sender, say Geoff Blah, hasn’t filled in the ‘From’ field in his email program or service so it appears in my inbox as from ‘gblah@aol.com’ or, sometimes, just gblah. (Yes, very… Read More »

News: Baffled by tech terms? You’re not alone

By | July 9, 2003

    A new study from the Global Consumer Advisory Board of chip maker AMD says many people are delaying buying new technologies because they don’t understand the language of the technology industry. The Technology Terminology and Complexity Study found, among other things that only 3% of correspondents “aced” their quiz, correctly identifying 11 of 11 multiple-choice definitions for… Read More »