Monthly Archive for April, 2009
- FACEBOOK FAIL: How to Use Facebook Privacy Settings and Avoid Disaster
- The Atlantic Online | June 2006 | The Management Myth | Matthew Stewart
- Eliminating spam is good SEO « Akismet
- Infochimps.org: Free Redistributable Data Sets of Every Kind
- The lifestyle business bullshit – (37signals)
- JayWeintraub.com – Internet Advertising Analysis and Commentary: Affiliates vs. Aribitragers
- A practical CAN-SPAM update for 2007 – DMNews
I wrote this article… don’t know where my biline went 😉
- iMedia Connection: How to piss off your customers – Customer confusion and lack of relevancy
I was quoted in this article too 😉
- iMedia Connection: How to piss off your customers
I was quoted in this article
- What Do the Changes in CAN-SPAM Mean for You? | eMarketing & Commerce (eM+C)
I wrote this awhile ago… just bookmarking it.
- Getting Thousands of Actual Keywords | John Chow dot Com
- 7 Things to consider before launching a startup | Penelope Trunk’s Brazen Careerist
- Email client report: March 2009 – Blog – Campaign Monitor
- I hate David Dellifield. The one from Ada, Ohio. | Penelope Trunk’s Brazen Careerist
- LashBack, LLC. Partners with UK Investor to Launch First European Email Compliance Company
- U.S. Now Has Almost As Many Paid Bloggers As Lawyers
- New York Times Cash Situation Still Critical (NYT)
- New York Times Ad Sales Plummet 28.4% (NYT)
- America’s Newest Profession – WSJ.com
- Bathtub IV on Vimeo
- 17 Reasons Why Your Mac Runs Slower Than it Should | ChrisWrites dot com
- Tom Ricks — Why We Should Get Rid of West Point – washingtonpost.com
- Lifehacker – Top 10 Must-Have Firefox Extensions, 2009 Edition – Firefox Extensions
- The New Internet Start-Up Boom: Get Rich Slow – TIME
- 10 tricks to make your WordPress theme stand out
- 100 tips and tricks to speed up OS X | News | TechRadar UK
- What Would Dad Say » A Complete List of 100 Attributes of People Who Start Companies:How You Can Be One of America’s Entrepreneurs.
- Top 10 Reasons Your Company Probably Shouldn’t Tweet – Advertising Age – DigitalNext
- 9 Extremely Useful and Free PHP Libraries – Nettuts+
- The dark side of Dubai – Johann Hari, Commentators – The Independent
- Foxdie – John Locke’s Firefox themes
- Free WordPress Templates – TZ
- Seth’s Blog: The power of a tiny picture (how to improve your social network brand)
- The Courtesy Flush: Gallant or Futile? | PoopReport.com
- How marshmallow Peeps are made — chicagotribune.com
- Slagsmålsklubben – Sponsored by destiny on Vimeo
- How the Web Made Me a Better Copywriter — AIGA | the professional association for design
- For Some, Voice Mail Is Losing Its Allure – NYTimes.com
- CHART OF THE DAY: Online Ads Closing In On Newspaper Ads
- Bold | Inc.com
- Analysis: Which URL Shortening Service Should You Use?
The founder, Joshua Baer, of the last company I worked at had biometric locks on his house, or at least on parts of his house. And one day one of the broke. And he blogged, or twittered about it being broke, which got me to thinking, maybe I should look into some sort of biometric or fingerprint lock based system.
I mean who hasn’t lost their key to their house? We’ve had to call the locksmith out at least twice in the past three years because we’d lost the keys… And we’d already lost the key before we used the copy that was in the back yard under that special rock, so that when we really lock our keys, we had to break a window or call the locksmith: Note to self, don’t break the window in the room with the window break monitor, and then expect to be able to explain to the police why you have a locksmith at your house and a broken window 😉
So anyways… We need a lock we can get into without a key, because I just don’t fit in the doggy door anymore.
I found a company that sells fingerprint locks and they have lots of options that I’m really interested in… how cool would it be for my kids to grow up without having to carry a key to their house with them?
I never did as a small kid, because we grew up in a small town and honestly didn’t lock our doors. In fact, I’m pretty sure my mom still doesn’t lock her doors… but in Austin, we have to. How cool would it be for the kids to grow up without keys? I’m sure one day they won’t have to carry keys at all. Now I’m all Jetsony…
- 8 Simple Ways to Improve Typography In Your Designs | CSS | Smashing Magazine
- 6 Tips for Taking an Enterprise Company to the Masses
- JWT Closes Chicago Office – Agency News – Advertising Age
- 15 Roles Every Startup Needs Filled
- Stop TWC – More Info Coming Soon! Please Check Back!
- Drop Time Warner Cable
- 7 Tips for Managing Part-Time Employees
- Facebook Movie Still On, Despite Company Protests
- My Way News – Calif. IRS agent admits cheating on his own taxes
- Web-Privacy Bill Coming – 2009-03-28 07:00:00 | Multichannel News
- Google uncloaks once-secret server | Business Tech – CNET News
- austinpreneur: Quick links to your company Facebook page and Twitter search
- Why I Never Let Employees Negotiate a Raise, Corporate Culture Article – Inc. Article
- Fog Creek Professional Ladder – Joel on Software
- Housing Bubble Be Damned: Zillow To Co-Brand 180 Newspaper Real-Estate Sites | paidContent.org
one more example of how slow a stupid newspaper companies are.
- McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: E-mail Addresses It Would Be Really Annoying to Give Out Over the Phone.
About 4.5 years ago, my oldest son Jack was born. That summer, I bought a copy of World of Warcraft, or WOW as it has come to be called. And I waited until we were in the hospital after the baby was born to open it and install it.
I had no idea what it was. I figured it was just the next version of Warcraft, which I’d LOVED playing in college.
Come to find out, it was what it is… a massive online role-playing game. But there was one problem: I couldn’t play it at the hospital. I had to get online.
So I waited until we got home, and booted it up one night around midnight, while feeding the baby. And I started to play. And play I did.
I played WoW almost every day, for three or four hours at a time. It got so bad (I loved playing it so much) that I was even playing it during the day sometimes, while I was at work. Heh… Good times.
I played until I got to Level 60 (the highest you could go at the time), and I was pretty good. I started a guild, and got it to like 100 members, and had some “good friends” on WoW. And then Blizzard came out with an upgrade. Their first for the game. And I realized that I was screwed. I was going to end up playing even more WoW. So one day, I decided to quit. And I did.
I sold everything I had… gave away all of the gold to my guild members, and turned over the guild to one of my co-leaders.
And it was like quitting cocaine or heroin, I’d imagine. It was tough. Trust me… quitting cold turkey like that. What was I going to do with all of that extra time? Heh.
Now that the boys are getting older, I’m actually starting to think about playing WoW again, but I don’t want to start over again at Level 1… at least not for my main character. So I’ve been looking into buy a character.
In my research, I’ve found BuyMMOAccounts.com, which offers cheap Alliance WoW Accounts, cheap Horde WoW accounts, wow key codes, and more. And the super Elite accounts they have aren’t all that expensive when you consider how long it takes one to actually achieve level 80. I found this Level 80 Human Death Knight for under $700, with two additional characters.
And they offer a 100% unconditional guarantee on the securitve of any accounts you purchase.
Love it. When I’m ready to jump back into WoW, I’m headed to BuyMMOAccounts.com.