Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It...– The character “Rose Walker” in The Sandman #65
thedailywhat: BAMF of the Day: A: Alex Trebek. Q: Who is a badass? The 71-year-old Jeopardy host tore his Achilles tendon while chasing down a burglar who broke into his hotel room. Trebek, who was in the San Francisco Bay Area to host the National Geographic World Championship event at Google HQ, awoke to the sounds of an intruder. According to a police report, 56-year-old Lucinda Moyers...
I would shoot myself if I had a client like...
clientsfromhell: A client called claiming that my email (the last he had received) had carried “trojans and stuff” that had ruined his email. He spent some time shouting unprofessionalism and billing me for the time it’s down. I asked him if the internet was down. “Yeah, it hasn’t been on all morning. The router is off. Does the internet need to be on for email to work?”
For Realization... →
blurrypicturesandunclearsounds: “So here’s the idea,” he said. “There’s a boy and a girl, and all they want is each other. They’ve never met, but their personalities are ideal for each other. The reader is led to believe that the novel is a sappy romance novel, right? So he believes they’re bound to meet, and when they do it’ll…
I have downlaoded Firefox - why isn’t IE working yet?– (via clientsfromhell)
How to make something 'Punchy'... bold + italics →
clientsfromhell: Client: I love the headline but can’t you make it more….punchy. Me: I don’t think it’s going to get more punchy than ‘We Buy Gold’. Client: I want more with less! Me: ‘Sell Gold’ Client: No, I absolutely hate that. The last one was better, just make it punchy. I want it to pop off the page. Me: ‘We Buy Gold’ Client: There we go, wasn’t so hard! It’s just missing...
State Of The Internet 2011 →
Interesting data giving us a look at where we are coming from and where we’re probably going with our usage of the Internet