February 2008

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Former Steelers broadcaster, Terrible Towel creator Cope dies

ESPN: “Cope’s tenure from 1970 to 2004 as the color analyst on the Steelers’ radio network is the longest in NFL history for a broadcaster with a single team.”


Wednesday, 20 February 2008

The Fallacies Remain….

Ted Neward: “To very quickly discover how much of modern Western life depends on ‘always-on’ assumptions, go without power to the house for a week.”


Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Process is Supposed to Help Teams

Johanna Rothman: “Well, yes, if you have ‘experienced and talented’ people, they will manage to deliver just about regardless of the process. My experiences over the last couple of months lead me to believe these folks don’t have the experience.”


Sunday, 10 February 2008

Is the Tipping Point Toast?

Is the Tipping Point Toast?: “But when you perform the experiment with hundreds of successfully completed letters, a different picture emerges: Influentials don’t govern person-to-person communication. We all do.”


Saturday, 9 February 2008

AT&T the “experience” company?

David Beckemeyer: “Consider their existing DSL service. What part of that ‘experience’ is AT&T branded? The bill.”


Friday, 8 February 2008

Convention Chaos Theory

Ed Kilgore: “If the nomination contest is still in any doubt, platform fights might very well serve as maneuvers by one or both of the candidates to pry lose delegates, none of whom, BTW, will be bound by convention rules to stay with their pledged candidate (most of the non-superdelegates will have been chosen carefully by campaigns, and some may be bound by state laws and party rules). Who even remembers how to manage a platform fight?”


Sunday, 3 February 2008


By my estimate, 85-95% of the use of Photoshop for the next 12 hours will involve labeling pictures of Tom Brady with the same four letters.