A fun picture I made of UCI based on the photograph located here

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xkcd - A Webcomic - Estimation

hahahahahaha....How could I not post this?

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Brilliant MS Support Ticket

Error Message: Your Password Must Be at Least 18770 Characters and Cannot Repeat Any of Your Previous 30689 Passwords

Error Message: Your Password Must Be at Least 18770 Characters and Cannot Repeat Any of Your Previous 30689 Passwords

This doesn't appear to be a joke.

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Quotable Moment

news article @ the bren school of information and computer sciences

Don Patterson, assistant professor of informatics at the University of California, Irvine, said in order for employers to use social networking smartly, superiors should try channeling younger people's mastery of social networking tools into something that benefits the agency or company.

One possibility is to enlist young workers to be the organization's public spokespeople, Patterson said. "In a lot of cases, they really understand marketing and branding, and they do it naturally for themselves." Enlisting employees who are good at social networking to represent the organization may be beneficial, said Patterson. "Maybe viewing these things as skills rather than liabilities is helpful."

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that is a good point.

Posted by: Andrea Verwys at July 9, 2009 1:19 PM

South Coast Plaza has an iPod Vending Machine


Okay, so I don't get out much, but last night I was at South Coast Plaza and stumbled across this iPod vending machine. I had heard that such things existed before, but I didn't think I would run into one unless I was in an alley in Japan. It turns out that there is one in Macy's.

It is iPod branded, but has Sony and other other company products in it also. There is one screen in the upper left with marketing videos running in a loop and a touch screen on the right for picking your gadget.

There was clearly a security concern as there was a special video camera watching it and it was in the middle of a Macy's, not in an alley in Japan.

So now, if it is too much trouble to get your iPod from the Apple Store 50 feet away, you can use the vending machine instead.

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