It is definitely NOT Ok, Google. The rationale for shutting down Google Reader smells like my old tennis shoes. You bring in gazillions of bucks on ads and you cannot aford to leave a service running as is? Show us the numbers! Make the Web, don;t breaking it. Bad, dog, Google, you ...

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cc licensed flickr photo by Zervas One can hardly read a twitter stream these days without tripping over a boat load of hash tags (for those knot sure of what twitter is or what hash tags are, please go check out Oprah or some other oracle, I am not feeling like ...

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cc licensed flickr photo by deadrobot Good gravy, if you are going to send me spam-mail, at least make it a worthy effort? This one "Your Tax Refund" from supposedly the "Canada Revenue Agency" makes those Kenyan inheritances and dutch lottos seem legit. I really expected more from Canadian Spam, and ...

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I am a die hard Google junkie. For more than 2 years, iGoogle has been home on every computer I use, while others clamor about their RSS tools, I just dig and dig Google reader, Gmail is my hub for all my non-twitter communication ;-) and I put all my ...

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Do you want to have fewer blog readers? Are you tired of pesky commenters who disagree with your posts? Is there something to be gained by frustrating users? Here's how... Just set up your blog so users have to create accounts and log in to post a comment. Heck, they already ...

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It's been a while since I barked about the clumsiness of LinkedIn but just had another one of those near deaths by lame interface design. But before that, i am still trying to fathom what LinkedIn offers beyond the ability to just link. It seems utterly recursive with no ending ...

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Good golly, 2008 is not even 24 hours in the bag, and I am blogging about spammers. You can certainly see something I did not put on my resolution list (which, in fact, is another one of those zero item lists). Spotting spam sometimes takes some detection, but other times its ...

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Something that always gets my fur up is the blatant use of fishy language dressed up like "fact" or science. Last week when i was so idly bored (by choice) I was watching late night TV, and there were two different ads for things like "Gut Buster" or "Pilates Plus" ...

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Last week I was at an NMC Board meeting, hosted at a very special location in Cupertino, and was oh, so overwrought with jealousy as colleagues pawed, swashed, swooshed with their shiny new iPhones. And I would be among the cool kids-- if were it not for the utterly ridiculous ...

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