Archive for the ‘People’ Category

Business Fashion Sense

August 1st, 2008
This morning I read an article that borders on the ridiculous. According to experts at the NY Times, designers are trying to make a statement this summer by pushing the idea of suits with shorts, no-socks and penny loafers. If I hadn't seen the insanity for myself, ...

AT&T Predatory Practices Aggravate Consumers

April 1st, 2008
The consumerist is a great website that often shares stories by people like you and me who struggle with corporate policies that are meant to put the squeeze on the little guy.  Corporate motivations have one thought in mind, profit!   One particular customer had a chat with customer service ...

Microsoft Changes Stance On Interoperability

February 21st, 2008
There's a lot of online buzz about Microsoft's recent decision to open up the books to help simplify interoperability standards.  Microsoft critics have long complained about Microsoft's lack of cooperating with industry leaders and participating in open standards.  Microsoft Internet Explorer is a good example of their stubborn lack of ...

Angry Sellers Boycotting Ebay

February 18th, 2008
I'm always intrigued by the direction of online politics and how far activists are willing to go to support their cause. eBay recently announced that it would do away with negative ratings for buyers. Some sellers are up in arms over this act, but in a way it ...

Natural Born Clickers – Online Marketing

February 12th, 2008
Ever wonder whether online advertising is effective and do you ever think to yourself, "how the heck does anyone make money off these lame ass ads, I would never click on the damned thing!" Well, some new research suggests that up to 50% of the clicks on advertisements are done by ...

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Offer

February 9th, 2008
It seems that Yahoo' s board of directors are positioning themselves for a higher buyout offer from Microsoft. According to the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo will formally reject Microsoft offer but Yahoo is suggesting it may consider $40 / share. Yahoo's board has decided Microsoft's $31-per-share offer "massively undervalues" ...

Law: “No Fat People Allowed”

February 6th, 2008
Mississippi Law: "No Fat People Allowed" If some Mississippi legislators had their way, they'd put forth a law that would ban obese people from being served at restaurants. State Rep. John Read, a Republican who is one of the bill's three authors, says he wasn't trying to offend anybody and never even ...

Understanding the War On Scientology

January 25th, 2008
Every now and then I read an article that helps me learn a little It this advertised herbal viagra that works However long you. bit about the strange people that coexist on this earth with me. I've never truly understood the Scientology noise myself, so I'm glad that ...

Jessica Simpson’s New Movie Nets $384

December 24th, 2007
Jessica Simpson Movie - "Blonde Ambition" Flops I don't write about issues related to film and entertainment that much, but this story is too funny to pass up. To be honest, I know very little about Jessica Simpson other than she looks great in a Bikini. Her hot bod wasn't ...

Steve Ballmer, Genius or Crazy Man?

December 10th, 2007
This is a great video that you can use to humiliate all of your friends at Microsoft. It's also great to throw in Microsoft fan boy faces, if there are any that remain, that is!Steve Ballmer - Microsoft CEO - Just be glad he's not your Cleansing price head! Lingering ...

Delicious Bacon Cookies

December 10th, 2007
Everything is Delicious with Bacon, even Cookies "My husband and I were having a conversation about what foods could and could not be made better with the addition of bacon. Sure, that was a good salad, but it would have been so much better with bacon. That was a delicious ...

Facebook CEO Apologizes

December 5th, 2007
Mark Zuckerberg wants his supporters and users of the Facebook platform to know that he is very sorry for the mistakes they've made in implementing their Beacon technology. About a month ago, we released a new feature called Beacon to try to help people share information with their friends about ...