Archive for February, 2009

Yes Minister -Survey Design

Saturday, February 28th, 2009


Thursday, February 26th, 2009

The teacher gave her fifth grade class an assignment: Get their Parents to tell them a story with a moral at the end of it. The next day, the kids came back and, one by one, began to tell their stories. There were all the regular types of stuff: spilled milk and pennies saved. But […]

Be a Decent World Citizen

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Basic Troubleshooting and the Human Brain

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

OK, Just a minor vent here. I sent a client a link to a web page I had built for them today in an email. Client to remain nameless. The link in the email did not work for them, sent back an odd error message. I pulled up the original email and I cut and […]

‘Out, damn’d spot!’ say U.K. city councils

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

‘Out, damn’d spot!’ say U.K. city councils By Denise C. Baron Apostrophe abolishers have their say—and their way—in the U.K Here’s a novel solution to your niggling punctuation dilemmas: When in doubt, throw it out. That’s the fate of the humble apostrophe in Birmingham, U.K. It seems the little symbol’s proper usage was too much […]