Love the ones you can. Touch the ones you can reach. Let the others go.– Ian McEwan (via mascarah)
7 Ways To Stop The Internet From Making You Stupid →
414hp BMW M3 beats hybrid Prius in fuel economy... →
Our consumer corporate economy is set up with one thing in mind: How can I best...– What should I do with my life? | MetaFilter
As a software developer, there are certain projects you want to avoid. For me,...– Know when to walk away, know when to run
The Price Of Food: 2007 Versus 2008 →
Spectacular Chicago →
Ticketmaster spun off from IAC with lots of debt →
marco: (via falconieri) Sean Moriarty, chief executive of Ticketmaster, said on the call that the company saw substantial new opportunities in expanding its international ticket sales services, its ticket resale functions and helping artists market themselves to a growing fan base that no longer listens to the radio. That’s awfully presumptuous for one of the most disgusting, disgraceful...
I told a room full of CEOs today
kyleshank: that PR (public relations) is dead and that they are going to have to rethink how they get peoples attention. The days of sending off stale and impersonal press releases and getting results are over. They were all discussing viral marketing and the like but that bothered me because they missed the point. Drink with the media, then they’ll write about you. Also, don’t be boring. ...
I thought he said "deer and elk"
Me: [finishing offered sausage] "Hm. So is it mostly deer, or elk, or about equal?"
George: Not deer. Bear.
Me: So... this may be the first time I've eaten something that could've eaten me.
Only the top 10% of US earners have seen their... →
Completely wasted lunch hour -- thanks DMV!
The DMV as an institution deserves to die in a fire. Other than road testing, there is little that those bureaucratic mastodons do, at their insultingly glacial pace, under their sickly florescent lights, in their depressing, far-flung facilities, with all their forms and paperwork and tractor-feed printers, that could not be done five times faster by a kid with a laptop and broadband at a...
Avoid cotton, which traps moisture. “The search-and-rescue people call it death...– Save Your Own Life: How to Survive …
Are your homicidal thoughts about your noisy... →
Yes. Yes they are.
What else can you say when they're too dumb to...
Some woman I don't know: [sends dumb fight-the-gas-prices email to 300 people in the TO: field rather than BCC.]
Me: Hey, thanks for exposing me to your entire address book and vice-versa. I've signed everybody up for a daily illustrated b@rny@rd pr0n digest that I just know they'll all enjoy.
Some woman I don't know: *indignant snort* Hmph! Well - I never..! Who are you, anyway?
In general the business model behind “enterprise frameworks” is to...– The Joel on Software Discussion Group - Why I Hate Frameworks
Apple's MobileMe drops support for IE 6 -... →
Yes! Woohoo! Die, IE6, you miserable mutant browserlike collection of code from hell.
The fall of the American empire country seems destined to come not from any...– David Korten (via azspot)
alexamayiborrowyourpencil: Comic Sans is the font of morons. Agreed. Join the Ban Comic Sans movement!
If Your Users Fail, Your Website Fails,... →
Or, The problem is not your stupid users, it’s your craptacular website.
The worst of it is that extroverts have no idea of the torment they put us...– Jonathan Rauch, “Caring for Your Introvert” (thanks, weniki) (via cygnoir)
The Fed is trashing its balance sheet—to the tune of $225...– Economic depression in America: Evidence of a withering economy is everywhere
Soviet Collapse Lessons Every American Needs To... →
Well this is unnerving.
The top 20% of households earned more, after taxes, than the rest of the country...– Our Great Economic U-Turn - WSJ.com