July 2006

July 2006

Steve Jobs secret diary Uncategorized

Ok, for a fake blog this is actually pretty funny. It pokes at the postponed Visa launch, and even takes a jab at Scoble. http://secretdiaryofstevejobs.blogspot.com/ Tagged: Apple, Steve Jobs, Scoble, Windows Vista

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Ebay announces higher fees Uncategorized

I received this email yesterday from Ebay, letting me know that they’re raising fees (again): I’m writing today to let you know about changes we’re making to eBay.com that are intended to rebalance the overall eBay marketplace by further distinguishing the roles of core listing…

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Controversy helps promote crappy site Uncategorized

The “new” Netscape.com launched recently and was ill-received by Netscape users. Steve tried to unearth a controversy, saying that Netscape editors seeded the story on its homepage, to which Jason responded saying that users voted it to the top of the news on the homepage….

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The unoriginality of advertising continues Uncategorized

I just saw a commercial for new Philly Jammin’ Swirls. The commercial is a complete rip off of the Reese’s commercial classic “you got your chocolate on my peanut butter”, “you got your peanut butter on my chocolate”. So here it is: Two “angels”, aka…

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Google is coming to Ann Arbor Uncategorized

Home of Hass MS&L (my employer), aka MS&L Blogworks (our blogging practice), some school with a Wolverine as a mascot and now now a Googleplex. Who said the midwest was all bad? Tagged: Google, Ann Arbor, Hass MS&L

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Long Movie URLs Must Die Uncategorized

A new teen movie comes out July 28th called “John Tucker Must Die”. I half-watched the trailer and just before dismissing it noticed the URL at the end wasn’t the ridiculously long “heresour URLtitle butwedidnt registerit first-themovie.com” format that drives me nuts. Where are they…

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