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Quote of the day, maybe the decade

Published on 3 Mar 2012 at 9:50 am. 1 Comment.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Design, Interface, and Usability, Health and Safety, Legal, Law, and Courts, Government: Federal, State and Local, Main Stream Media.

The means became ends in themselves….

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Key IT Support Tool

Published on 29 Jun 2007 at 1:21 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Design, Interface, and Usability, Networking Technology, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Humor.

Do you work a help desk or deal with users? You need this.

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Symantec Bites

Published on 4 Jun 2007 at 9:24 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Virtu-Brand(tm), Thanks for Playing, Pathetic Success, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

Where’s Peter Norton when we need him?

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Danny Hillis, Get a Job!

Published on 11 May 2007 at 11:03 am. 1 Comment.
Filed under Uncategorized, The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Economics and the Economy, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

There’s no doubt that Danny Hillis is a bright guy. The fact that his Thinking Machines start-up was not the business success he hoped for is the way it goes, sometimes, and is certainly not a reflection on Danny. The failure of one’s startup can be a tragic emotional shock, like the loss of a […]

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VoIP - Threat or Menace?

Published on 25 Apr 2007 at 11:14 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Design, Interface, and Usability, Networking Technology, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Open Source Software.

In which the merits, and even nature, of VoIP are considered yet again

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I Still Don’t Get VoIP

Published on 13 Oct 2006 at 10:51 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Networking Technology, Information Technology, Branding and Values.

…but VoIP does deliver the benefits of ISDN. Errr… can someone explain those to me again?

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Innovator’s Dilemma

Published on 15 Sep 2005 at 12:23 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Brain Trust, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values.

…almost a litmus test for modern management.

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False Precision, or… High Caliber Journalism

Published on 1 Sep 2005 at 12:22 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Brain Trust, Technopolitical, Design, Interface, and Usability, Main Stream Media.

Call this one cargo cult journalism.

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Enraging Your Customers 101 - Phone Support

Published on 23 Aug 2005 at 4:00 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Total Quality Madness, Service With A Smirk, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Information Technology, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

Automated telephone systems are a bane for customers everywhere because of the rude and obnoxious ways they are programmed. But it doesn’t have to be this way…

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