February 2004 Archives

Amazon Elephants
In which strange patterns emerge in my Amazon Associates account.
February 25, 2004 - 95 words, 4 comments

Thanks Tom Ransom
I’ve cleared a place under the desk for my "new" Mac.
February 25, 2004 - 100 words,

BigBad thieving
A year later, a BigBad employee explains what happened with the code robbery.
February 20, 2004 - 191 words, 6 comments

Mac testing
A free Web service that provides Safari screenshots of any URL.
February 20, 2004 - 226 words, 6 comments

Cingular must really like me
Cingular buys my account (and a few others) for $41 billion.
February 17, 2004 - 95 words, 19 comments

Why IP banning is useless
Many proposals for eliminating comment spam are focused on banning or throttling comments from the IP address of the spammer. What those proposals fail to address is that IP addresses are neither unique nor hard to come by.
February 10, 2004 - 448 words, 22 comments

Beautiful and useful signage.
February 6, 2004 - 5 words, 3 comments

How to Capitalize on Blogging
Slides and thoughts from my presentation at Fastlane’s How to Capitalize on Blogging workshop.
February 5, 2004 - 211 words, 2 comments

Social manners
Etiquette has yet to emerge for social networking sites.
February 1, 2004 - 254 words, 15 comments


Form or function in hotel design (Nov 17)
The hotel has one of the most beautifully designed rooms I've ever stayed in. It's also the worst designed hotel room I've ever stayed in.
Protesting TSA security theater (Nov 9)
Please join me in messing with the TSA's fake security. Maybe we'll save some money and implement useful security instead.
Vintage Phone Numbers (Oct 27)
I have a bunch of old phone numbers hanging in my closet.
But... schools (Oct 28)
This school alarmism needs to stop. For the children.
Travel weight of coins (Aug 26)
My laptop bag was getting heavy, so I emptied it. Found 115 coins from 6 different countries in there. That will do it.
Aereo: a parable (Jun 26)
Here's why people who understand both technology and copyright law think the Supreme Court's Aereo decision defies common sense.
The birth of cubicle hell (Apr 29)
Where do cubicles come from?
Double Opt-In helps you (Apr 2)
A simple reason why double opt-in is a good thing for marketers.

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