July 2002

Hacking Taxis

Hacking Taxi Cab Billboards. The Sizzle: What’s Up In Digital Marketing and Advertising “A new technology developed by Vert, a small company based in Somerville, Mass., transforms ads on top of taxicabs into real-time, animated electronic billboards. Vert’s software, first tested in the Boston area, lets advertising...

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Keith Olbermann on Baseball

I always liked him on ESPN, never saw him on Fox Sports, and agreed that MSNBC was a bad fit. Looks like Keith Olbermann always belonged at a keyboard. He’s now a columnist at Salon. I loved this quote: Major League Baseball never fails to miss an...

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Radio User Feedback Blog?

Radio Wishlist – Far be it from me to wish for anything more from Radio.  Okay, I admit I’m overindulged and spoiled.  Nevertheless, here is what I wish for.  I would like it if Radio came with a default “category” called “Radio Questions.”  And as we all...

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10,000 year-old clocks

The Clock of the Long Now. I remember reading in Wired about Danny Hillis “millennium clock”. It was a single page with some text over a picture of Hillis, probably standing by the clock, I don’t remember. The text can be found here. When I read it,...

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IBM to Acquire PwC Consulting

eWeek reports that IBM is buying the business and technology consulting arm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers: The deal, already approved by both companies’ boards, calls for IBM to pay $3.5 billion in cash and stock to PricewaterhouseCoopers for the global IT consulting unit. PwC Consulting expects to achieve revenues in...

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Tracking Referrals: Part Two

Update: I removed this from the site. Apparently it was causing IE6 to crash entirely… which isn’t quite browser-friendly. sigh Here’s hoping this shows up as a Radio macro so I can insert it into the site without any compatibility problems. Many thanks to Buzz, Ernie, Will,...

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Tracking Referral Links

My mission – to find a way for you, loyal reader, to know who’s pointing to this site. Why bother? The real value of the weblog medium is its transparency – if you’re reading this stuff, I can guarantee you there are at least a dozen others...

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