Top 5 reasons Earth Hour is a joke
Number 5: Light brings safety. There are safer ways to make a statement and raise awareness than to create a controlled time when thieves and rapists know they will be harder to spot. Number 4: Everyone buys LCD monitors now, and LCD monitors work by placing the LCD sheet between an always-on backlight and your eye, so black screen backgrounds burn more energy, not less, | Read More »
Go ahead, put this URL into your browser: http://irs.gov/. That’s right: There is no DNS record for irs.gov. Anyone who tries to visit the IRS’s website has to take a guess and add www to it in order to get there. That’s twice today I’ve had to deal with user-hostile government at work. First the FCC made its public comment forms as obnoxious and difficult | Read More »
An advertiser’s eye view into the election
Internet advertisers like to come up with hot button things that people want to click on. Money, sex, and politics all work. Well, what do advertisers think people will react to? What two people get the electorate excited? What race has people anxious? If you think McCain and Obama, you’re wrong. From Failblog: Best VP pick in my lifetime, and that says something given Cheney.