· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · July
· · · · 18 (3 entries)

Missing Information Workers · Awww... they’re gone. Check out Microsoft’s third-quarter financials, and compare them to the year before. Notice anything different? Client-side earnings used to be broken into “Client” and “Information Worker”. This year, they’re all rolled up into “Client” (and damn impressive numbers I must say, $4.244B net on $5.272B gross). I guess there’s a little less scope for this kind of thing, and gosh, I like information workers.
Missing Rejections · I’ve only been on Facebook for a little while; I visit my turf there once or twice a day when a friending request comes in (I wonder if/when they’ll quit flowing?) I accept them from anyone I actually know. Sometime in recent days the “Reject” button went away, to be replaced by an “Ignore” button. Much less uncomfortable to click on, wouldn’t you say? I wonder if the experience is less painful for the ignoree than the rejectee? (I haven’t got around to propositioning anyone in weeks, so I don’t know). Facebook feels increasingly anodyne; maybe that’s the point?
From Route One · A beach, somewhere north of Half Moon Bay. It’s getting late ...
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