I saw a bumper sticker today that blew my mind. It was plastered across the back window of a minivan. It said “Show Dogs, Don’t Tailgate.” Are you kidding me!? If I was barreling out of control and I saw that, it would be like a giant, irresistible bull’s eye.
Not in my case it won’t. My computer is a bloatware-free zone. The PC Doctor has more advice for avoiding software you don’t want.
@Jeff Pulver: In the real world, absolutely. Particularly if the Blackberry user is someone charging by the hour for attending the meeting. I have clients who have policies against their employees using Blackberries during meetings. My policy is that if I am a material part of the discussion, I will not look at my Blackberry. No one is so indispensable they can’t wait a hour to reply to an email. Uninterrupted Blackberry use is more about addiction than efficiency.
I know (hope) this is tongue in cheek but the sentence “Zingfu just hooked up with Bebo to offer Zingfu within Bebo Widgets” is a more damning indictment of Web 2.0 than anything I could ever write. I’m thinking about making it the slogan for this blog. Really.
Paul Stamatiou has a detailed review of the Slim Devices Squeezebox. Mama’s got a squeeze box she wears on her chest and when daddy comes home he never gets no rest, and all that.