I recently posted this link to a group I belong to. It is about a robot that calls telemarketers and wastes their time. Until then, I had never heard of Jim Florentine, who is “human and wicked” … so much harder to scale – but well worth a couple of click throughs. Five of them in all. Thanks ‘Doc’.

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These closets are sooooo good that you want to hang out in them rather than the bedroom, living room, kitchen. Want to know how I know ? Clue – look at the shoes – none of them have been worn. These people never go out !
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As an added note, if they ‘skooched’ those shirts up a little more – you could build a closet one third of the size.

I saw this on the Microsoft web site today. Noting that to get Office WITH Outlook costs an additional $80.

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The old joke …

the first prize is one week in Philadelphia and the second prize is TWO weeks in Philadelphia.

Microsoft are charging you less to not buy Outlook. I think they are missing an opportunity. Couldn’t they charge more not to have Outlook installed?

Basecamp’s Jason Fried proving that you too can be a Unicorn.

A masterful piece worthy of the Onion, made stronger by not actually being on the Onion.

CHICAGO — December 1, 2015–Basecamp is now a $100 billion dollar company, according to a group of investors who have agreed to purchase 0.000000001% of the company in exchange for $1.

and why is it worth that much ? Well – there are many reasons, including

Basecamp will attract twelve billion users by the end of 2016.

How will the company overcome the fact that there are only 7.3 billion people alive today? “Why limit users to people?” said Bhatnagar.

Read it all here.