Entries Categorized as 'Rants'

Blogs and RSS Buttons

Date April 9, 2008

In my industry  everyone knows what an RSS button is for.  Outside…in the real world…most people don’t have a clue.  In fact, it’s confusing and clicking on it could be a catastrophe to someone that is not computer savvy. My thoughts on this though is too bad. Teach your users what it is and let [...]

Digg Algo Stirs the Pot Again

Date January 23, 2008

If you are a top submitter on Digg have you noticed the need for more Diggs to get your story to the FP.   I know I have.  It was a few months back when they made their change to the shout system that I seem to remember having gone through this, then things settled [...]

I’m a Computer Pack Rat

Date January 7, 2008

Over the holiday break Greg cleaned up both my laptop and desktop.  Apparently I am a computer pack rat, based on all the "OMG, you still have emails from 2005" and "OMG, haven’t you ever emptied your recycle bin"?
Yes.  It’s true. Whenever I save something I think I’m going to use in the near future [...]

Travelocity and AA.com – Worst Customer Service

Date December 14, 2007

It’s Friday morning and this time of the year is always a busy and stressful time for me.  As I’m sure everyone does, I have way more going on at this time of the year than any other month.  That said, I don’t need any more stress or snags in my plans or schedule.  Wednesday [...]

National ‘Fill in the Blank’ Day

Date April 20, 2007

National ‘whatever’ Days are a fun way to honor or make an excuse to do something you may or may not normally do. Yesterday, my daughter told me that today was National Marijuana Day. Should I be worried? At any rate, I asked her why? Her response was that it was [...]