Monthly Archives: March 2013

Self-Sabotage

Ian King & Dina Bass reporting for Bloomberg on Microsoft being a day late and dollar short with whatever they’re trying to do: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has sold about 1.5 million Surface devices, people with knowledge of the company’s sales said, a slow start in its bid to crack the fast-growing tablet market to make […]

Adapt Or Die

Google is shutting down Reader. A lot of people are upset about this. I’ll admit I’m a little bummed about it too. I read my Google Reader feeds via the awesome Reeder application multiple times every day. But here’s the thing—all of us bitching about Google Reader shutting down are all people who work in […]

Remarkable

Dante D’Orazio at The Verge reports Twitter now supports line breaks on the web. That’s insane. I’m truly blown away by what you can do with computers these days. Fucking line breaks. Who would have thought. Now if they can only figure out how to allow for tweets longer than 140 characters.

The Report

Feltron’s 2012 Annual Report is available for pre-order. I ordered mine. Order yours.

Sexy Dots

Six of my ladies have been inked. Get tangled.

Strong But Weak

He would flip on something so fast that you would forget that he was the one taking the 180-degree polar [opposite] position the day before. —Tim Cook on Steve Jobs, taken from The Icarus Deception by Seth Godin

It’s All About Quality

Craig Mundie on Microsoft’s (new) perspective on hardware quality: “We said, ‘oh the OEMs, that’s their design, they deal with it.’ We got huge diversity out of that at all possible price points, but it became hard to guarantee a uniform quality of experience that the end user had,” he explained. Pointing to the initial […]

Tell Me A Story

Last night, while I was gettng ready for bed in my hotel room, I decided to find out what else Siri was programmed to say. I asked her, “Tell me a story.” In the story Siri told me she mentions someone (or something) named ELIZA. I decided to find out who or what ELIZA was. […]