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Dilbert 2.0

A quick review of Dilbert 2.0, plus a bonus flight of fancy about a Dilbert Signal (kind of like a Bat Signal, but different). Continue reading

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This just out–You can’t ride a vacuum to Heaven. Even a cordless.

In which I skewer a vacuum cleaner’s marketing campaign and discover that I might love James Dyson. Continue reading

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Truth in Titles

Our X-Box 360 needs to be sent to the mothership for repairs. It’s got a severe case of the lockjaw, poor thing. It either can’t or won’t open its maw to receive or discharge the feeding discs (okay, the games, if you … Continue reading

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Strip-Mining

Watch this video: http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/66 (it’s 20 minutes long, but it’s truly brilliant). Then read this article: http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/Content?oid=503829 (and if you think the situation is different in Canada, for the most part you would be wrong.) You may also perform these tasks in … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

I think it’s time to switch the signs advertising gas prices to a ticker model rather than the customary static signage. Wouldn’t that be more fun? I’ve noticed in recent months that every time I drive by a gas station that it’s … Continue reading

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We think so you don’t have to

I have been so irritated by these ongoing series of London Drugs commercials that I feel I must say something. First, to get you all up to speed, one of the offending commercials:     To be fair to the … Continue reading

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When phrases de-volve

When did Thinking outside of the box become Thinking out of the box ??? I’m just saying that those two statements mean very different things. One’s a paradigm shift and the other’s pre-fab thinking. One is invention and cracking the cosmic egg. The other is … Continue reading

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