Believe it or not, spam has been around for 30 years, and two years past the deadline Bill Gates set on eradicating its existence. More surprisingly, a recent survey conducted by Sophos revealed that 11% of people admit to having bought goods in response to spam messages. Well, if nobody responded to spam, the tactic… Read More »
With information delivered via various mechanisms all fighting for our attention now, it’s no surprise that reading has become our least favourite waste of time. According to a just released Associated Press-Ipsos poll, one in four adults in the United States didn’t read any books in the past year. Well, that probably explains George Bush.… Read More »
After a two-year study, the National Science Foundation announced the following results on America’s recreational preferences: 1. The sport of choice for unemployed or incarcerated people is: Basketball2. The sport of choice for maintenance-level employees is: Bowling3. The sport of choice for blue-collar line workers is: Football4. The sport of choice for supervisors is: Baseball5.… Read More »
Or is he just a pathetic troll? Exhibit A: Uncurious George Exhibit B: The $350 Apple vs. Dell Debate And what exactly is a troll? The use of the word “trolling” comes from the fishing technique where a baited hook is dragged through the water, in an attempt to attract and catch a fish. The… Read More »
Hummingbird’s Information Management Survey of 1,385 business executives revealed that 29% of departing directors have admitted to stealing corporate information when they left a company. The survey, conducted by polling company YouGov on behalf of Hummingbird, also found that 24% of the thefts involved using memory sticks or MP3 players to move data and 18%… Read More »
Kind of meaningless, don’t you think?