March 2007

2007
Mar
22

Top 25 Things Twitter Can NOT Do

Occasionally, Chris Pirillo gets something wrong. (Hard to believe, I know) But the title of his recent blog entry about the Latest Big ThingĀ®?, aka Twitter, was missing one word: it should have said “Top 10 Things Twitter Can NOT Do”Is that all? Of course that’s not all! Click Here.

AND NOW A WORD FROM SOMEBODY WHO MAY HAVE NEVER HEARD OF ME...
2007
Mar
15

Tomorrow Is a Special Day (?)

Wednesday is Pi Day, Thursday is the Ides of March, Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day. So what should we celebrate on Friday?

The birthdays of John Butler Yeats, Marlin (Wild Kingdom) Perkins, Henny Youngman, Josef Mengele, Pat Nixon, Leo (Rumpole) McKern, Jerry Lewis, Chuck (Love Connection) Woolery, Nancy (Heart) Wilson, Flavor Flav or Todd (Spawn) McFarlane?

The anniversaries of the first V-2 Rocket in WWII, the My Lai Massacre or the abductions (in different years) of Italy’s Aldo Moro, the CIA’s William Buckley and AP’s Terry Anderson (Anderson the only one who came back alive)?

Or St. Urho’s Day – for the legendary/fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, who was claimed to have driven the grasshoppers out of Finland.

I’m leaning toward either St. Urho, Kidnapping Day or Old Comedians Day (for Henny Youngman & Jerry Lewis)…

2007
Mar
7

Break!

Watching Mark Frauenfelder promoting Make Magazine on the Colbert Report, and seeing his ‘robot mouse’ run off the table and smash on the floor like a ‘robot lemming’ (Colbert’s adlib), I was inspired…
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