“In the context of software, the word “Enterprise” has now officially come to mean software that sucks. Enterprise Software hit the nadir of suckitude at the launch of “Enjoy SAP” This is like the American Dental Association launching “Enjoy Root Canal”. SAP is certainly an easy target, but lets face it, “Enterprise Software” is generally a poorly integrated mess.”—
“I couldn’t find the bottle of regular Absolut, so I used the Apeach flavor. It’s marked 80 proof, and I don’t see any residue. The only thing remaining is a pleasant peach smell on my fingers.”—Justin Low » Vodka: Lens Cleaner
This is Apple’s response to Maza Digital about why their app that controls the Transmission BitTorrent client was rejected. That’s right, the app itself does no uploading or downloading but was still rejected because it might be used to infringe copyright.
This is unacceptable. I love the convenience and quality of the App Store, but if this kind of behavior keeps up, I’m going to have to reevaluate whether or not to keep doing business with the App Store.
“One fighter climbed into the lion enclosure but was immediately killed by Marjan, the zoo’s most famous inhabitant. The man’s brother returned the next day and lobbed a hand grenade at the lion leaving him toothless and blind.”—Free the Afghanistan 1! « Prison Photography
“But wait: The conveyer belts, the prices, the smart salespeople, the fact that they recommend cheaper products almost as a rule — none of these is actually the most amazing thing about B&H. Really, the most amazing thing is that because the owners of B&H are Orthodox Jews — Hasidim, in fact — the store closes every Friday afternoon for the Jewish Sabbath, and on Jewish holidays. Moreover, B&H’s website, which reportedly accounts for 70 percent of sales, shuts down, too. Bhphotovideo.com is, to my knowledge, the only major online retailer that closes for 25 hours every weekend.”—Why Circuit City Failed, and Why B&H Thrives, Managing Technology Article - Inc. Article
“We all know when we see somebody acting badly in a film, but the same thing can happen in a photograph. We also know when this happens, but somehow people never mention it. Probably because it’s not polite.”—Colin Pantall’s blog: How not to Photograph: Deadpan