Category: Of Interest

O’Reilly drops Managing Mission Critical Domains book

There is no easy way to say it, but here it is: O’Reilly has dropped the Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS book. I’m told that this isn’t a “content based decision”, as in “your book sucks”. It’s considered “no longer a good fit”. So be it. I did take forever to write it, ironically, after … [Read more]


easyDNS to issue $1 Billion in Negative Yielding “easyBonds”

/Newswire – Toronto / In a move described as the next logical step in business financing, easyDNS Technologies announced today the issuance of $1,000,000,000 CAD in negative yielding debt (“easyBonds”). The issuance will carry a short-term maturity  of 30 days and yield negative 50 basis points (or -0.5%). The move will net the Toronto based … [Read more]


The Cultural Purge Will Not Be Televised

“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, and our ideas … [Read more]


Customer Feedback Surveys Considered Harmful

  Customer satisfaction surveys are hot. Every time you go to the bank, open a support ticket with an online vendor, go on a trip or hire a freelancer for any task, you will subsequently be dogged relentlessly with email requests to rate your experience. On the surface, this is good idea. Given the near … [Read more]


Why you need a paper shredder.

I just got in from walking the dog, out in my travels I saw a piece of paper in the gulley where she was sniffing around and I noticed the Amex logo. It was a credit card statement. Yesterday was garbage day and after a few days of high winds, I figure it blew out … [Read more]