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Letter Frequency Learned by Typing with a Sliver

SliverSomehow, I’ve managed to get a sliver imbedded in the tip of my left middle finger. It’s in deep enough that it will require tweezers to properly extract, but I’m on deadline enough to refuse tweezing until I’ve filed this … Read on.

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When Marketing Turns Evil

I have an evil streak in me – a certain low-grade sociopathy that emerges in my personality whenever notions involving “marketing” cross my consciousness. As a teenage telemarketer, I was exposed to the dark arts of the hard-sell and as

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Say it and Spray It: Graffiti & Marketing

In a consultation recently, a client enquired about the efficacy of ?street stencils? as part of a branded entertainment campaign. I took this to mean ?spray-painting the URL to their online video all over town to get their target demo … Read on.

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Word of Mouth

When one plays on my side of the media game, one ends up on a lot of e-mail lists. Inasmuch as I’m often surprised to which lists my address has been sold, I’m sure the purchasers of my address are … Read on.