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Tag Archives: corporate bullshit
Christian commented the other night that it was a little bizarre that Halloween movies are already coming out… But can someone please explain to me why, on August 31st, Walgreens is advertising Halloween candy at 2/$5 and has their costume … Continue reading
A sad thing to see happening to the closest thing I have to a hometown: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/6960961.stm From the article: In Milwaukee alone, 20 to 25 new homes with a combined market value of some $2m (£1m) are being foreclosed, or … Continue reading
When I was teaching at Purdue, I was always annoyed by advertisers who’d write stuff on my chalkboard with a big “Do Not Erase!” (DNE) next to it. Sometimes half of one of the two chalkboards was covered with book … Continue reading
Well, apparently my disturbing popularity as a top hit for removing U3 software from Sandisk (and other) thumb drives is at an end, which amuses me highly. Now this blog is back to what it was meant to be, a … Continue reading
I don’t normally repost from Slashdot, but this one is funny. In response to Steve Jobs’ Open Thoughts on DRM, global DRM giant Macrovision published this corporate crap as a response. Daring Fireball translates this into actual human-speak for us. … Continue reading
There’s an interesting post up at the orgtheory.net blog on a study showing that amongst graduate students, 56% of graduate business students cheat, in constrast to 47% of non-business students. I have two comments about this – first of all, … Continue reading