Pop up window of the day. You kind of know what they’re trying to say, and you have to admire their diligence with commas, but it might confuse the casual user: When you install this product, please perform, once uninstalling.
Highlight of my Monday morning so far: Hi jeremy, You have been invited to join the Colon Cleansing Treatment group on MySpace. Click the link below to see the group: http://groups.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=groups.groupProfile&groupID=103939131 Feel free to join on my behalf.
Perhaps it exists already, in which case please let me know why everyone doesn’t have one. But as I was listening to a guy answering his cellphone earlier today in a Beijing coffee shop and then, as everyone seems to do, automatically raising his voice to a shout, I thought: Why don’t I shoot him now? It’s what… Read More »
On the whole, I find PR people to be great — helpful, quick and thorough. But some have their quirks. I know I shouldn’t but I’m going to anyway. Here are some of my current pet peeves, all of them including examples I’ve collected over the past few days. Let me just first say that of the 100… Read More »
This is the week of hobbyhorses. I love sparklines though I’ve been very lazy in actually trying to make more use of them. Sparklines are simple little graphs that can pepper text to illustrate data. I went through a phase of using them a year ago on media coverage of technical stuff, the excessive online habits of Hong… Read More »