Under the weather and shaking my head

I’ve caught a cold, so rather than ramble at you, here are some more whack things I’ve found on the Internet.

Ring Central is advertising 500 free faxes for $7.99 a month
Well then they’re not free, are they?
An Amazon ad for an LED light with a carabiner hook on the end appropriate for hanging from the top of the inside of a tent. It states Travel on the Road, intimate hook convenient and stable, exquisite humanized design
I do not want an “intimate” hook on my light bulb. Nor do I need my tent light to be exquisite. I don’t even know what it means to humanize a light bulb.
List of products on a grocery store website, where the user searched for bird seed. The results go wild bird seed, wild bird seed, wild bird seed, parakeet food, Bird's Eye brand veggies, veggies, veggies, veggies, veggies, veggies.
You can see exactly where the search engine’s search for bird seed went off the rails.
In the bottom right corner of a webpage, the site says send feedback about this page. did this page have all of the information you needed today? Then the give feedback button is clipped so it only says give fee.
My first piece of feedback: pay more attention to the design of the thing requesting my feedback. Because I’m not going to give you a fee for the opportunity to give you feedback.

Meaningful work

“Our designers and developers don’t want to work on technical debt. They want to work on meaningful things.” My house gets messy, like all houses. Clutter builds up, I forget to wipe off the kitchen counters, the dogs shed on everything, and there’s dog-toy-fluff an inch deep in some places on Wednesday nights. (Wednesday nights are … Continue reading “Meaningful work”

Welcome to the beginning of flu season

What does flu season 1)In North America; your continent may vary. have to do with the web? The beginning of flu season coincides with “It’s probably nothing, I’m fine, I’ll just work through it” season in offices all over America. And y’all, we’ve got to knock that shit off. Let me say this nice and loudly … Continue reading “Welcome to the beginning of flu season”