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May 31, 2006

Orhan Pamuk writes beautiful books

Orhan Pamuk writes incredible books. I really liked snow and am now reading My Name is Red. They both transport you to another time and place and have an otherworldy feel about them.

Posted by Chris at 08:03 PM

Love is realizing you aren't alone in the universe

Spammers are getting innovative in faking out bayesian filters by putting in nonsense words. I think some of the phrases are downright insightful. Here is a little catalogue:

"God didn't create Man. Man created God"
"Your future, out-kneed"
"Your money, ocean-severed"
"sexy baby and bad erection?"
"A miserable person is one who truly enjoys a fart but can't"
"A whim of several billion cells to be you for a while"

Posted by Chris at 07:58 PM

May 12, 2006

Give people what they need, not what they ask for

David Bau has a nice commentary on product design here. I've always thought that the greatest software developers can do a little magic transformation on what people are asking for and turn it into something they need.

Posted by Chris at 04:38 PM

May 09, 2006

The next generation of marketing

Interest in feedweaver is building again, here is one comment from the feedweaver blog: "This is the next generation of marketing. A big leap towards future . 'ads of the people, by the people and for the people'. WYLIWUG defines this venture.

We'll see what happens...

Posted by Chris at 09:31 PM