Three years ago I hired an intern from China, an undergraduate student at Columbia University. She is one of the best college interns I’ve ever had — focused, smart, analytical, service-oriented, a clear communicator and kind.… Read the rest
“I’m back,” announced David Churbuck in the headline of his latest blog entry. He just recovered from a blogging hiatus and software meltdown that took his site down for a month. I’m glad to have him back because he’s a good writer and I enjoy his rants on technology, religion and New England life.… Read the rest
When you think of paddles, you think of scenic outdoors while traveling efficiently and elegantly through water. Though this is a different sort of paddling trip. 🙂
Last weekend, I ordered online a paddle for my ocean kayak, and it was shipped via USPS Priority Mail 1-Day.… Read the rest
The Atlantic published recently some great historical (as of this writing) essays about two staples of the Internet: pop-up ads and email (aka “cockroach”).
They’ve come with some great quotes as well.
The first, on the beloved pop-up ad:
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Along the way, we ended up creating one of the most hated tools in the advertiser’s toolkit: the pop-up ad…Specifically, we came up with it when a major car company freaked out that they’d bought a banner ad on a page that celebrated anal sex.