Monthly Archives: May 2010

Look Upon My Works…

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Look Upon My Works…
Apropos of nothing in particular, I really like this image found on Flickr.

$1.6MM Loss = Great Business.

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$1.6MM Loss = Great Business.
Here’s to turning lemons into lemonade.  Zappos’ sister site 6pm.com recently flubbed up their pricing calculations, capping all sales at $49.95 regardless of total price.  Rather than hassling their customers or hiding their heads in the sand, they took the loss and addressed the issue quickly and transparently.  Kudos to them.  Below, the note from […]

Spill vs. Earth

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Spill vs. Earth
Amazing app by Paul Rademacher using Google Earth to show the current Deep Horizon spill volume – in place, and relative to major cities.  Check it out here.

You Can Help.

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You Can Help.
Found this recently, and it brought me back to high school in the 1980s, when punk rock was still fighting the good fight against the evils of the music industry.  These days, it seems they won the war ;-)  “Home Taping” has such a ring to it…

Flash Wars.

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Flash Wars.
Kind of funny back & forth this past week from Apple and Adobe.  Adobe apparently debuted a strange passive-aggressive ‘We Heart Apple’ campaign – while conducting a flame war with Steve Jobs et al.  Apple’s (apparently fake) response is below.  Heh.

Back for More.

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Back for More.
I played guitar for this band in the late Eighties.  Looking forward to seeing them later this month!

United States of Petroleum.

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United States of Petroleum.
Aerial photo of the BP Gulf oil spill.  200,000 gallons a day, coming our way.