Tom Watson: So here’s a bullet point list of answers to many of the questions that have been posed, as well as a few things I would like to get of my chest: You know how you end up liking a company because of the way it dealt with a complaint, more than you would […]
It’s very easy to get all outraged by the idea of ‘censorship’ on Twitter, but as Simon Batistoni says: From your perspective sitting at your desk in a nice, liberal and unseasonably warm San Francisco, it may seem outrageous that sex toys are illegal in Vietnam or India. [via @megpickard]
[F]or every brilliantly thought out and well executed mashup of art and data, there now seems to be an influx of mundane and formulaic counterparts infesting the very internet that we hold so near and dear. Infographics are turning into one of those things that’s in danger of losing its effectiveness because it’s used unthinkingly […]
I think Red Frog is more productive by giving unlimited vacation days. Here’s why. My intuition agrees with this. I wonder, though, if it came to the crunch and I were running my own business, I’d have the courage to do this.
The Observer: A small group of people will meet in Washington later this year for what they hope will be a lunch to change the world. The meal should consist of fried chicken and nothing else, but while it may look like chicken, have the texture of chicken and even taste like chicken, it will […]
The Telegraph: [R]ecent research has shown that there are “big differences” across age groups in New York, where older speaker have the classic New York accent – “fuhgeddaboutit” – but younger speakers did not replicate it. This is a shame. I spent a short break in New Yoik a few years back taking delight in […]
The Kernel: Yet Arianna Huffington seemed to be under the impression that the launch of HuffPo UK would be greeted as a revolutionary marvel by the British – as if she were the first person to bring fire to these isles. I was never that fussed by the Huffington Post’s US incarnation. I checked out […]
The other day, I asked this on Twitter: “Straw poll: faced with this after clicking ‘unsubscribe’ in an email, what’s your next action?” In case that’s a bit too small to read, the text is (incorrect spelling ‘unsubscibe’ and visible p tags are as per the original): Selected Subscription Please confirm which service you want […]