September 26, 2023

Archives for May 2009

You keep saying Privacy, but it don’t mean what you think it does.

Part of my work at involves educating parents about how to “monitor” their teens online. I’ve written several articles in the past about how parents should be involved with their kids online. I don’t talk about spying, but I do talk about adding them as friends on facebook, keeping the computer in an open […]

dotCULT on the Kindle!

Just a quick note for Kindle owners: You can now get dotCULT updates on your kindle. Amazon charges $1.99, but it sounds like they’ll push blog updates right to your device. You can subscribe at the following link: I don’t currently own a Kindle, but if you do and choose to subscribe, let me […]

Free Refill Marketing

I’m sitting at the food court in the mall eating lunch, and I just had a very interesting conversation with the manager of Sbarro Pizza. It seems that while most food court eateries don’t offer drink refills, Sbarro does. In fact, they even went so far as to remind me that I can get a […]

Do You Talk To Dead People?

I couldn’t help but think about funerals and cemeteries lately. At least in America, it’s pretty custom for grievers to approach the corpse in the casket and say some words to the deceases. I did it recently at my grandfather’s funeral – and later at one of my old hockey coaches. I’m sure you’ve all […]

Paid Traffic Sites – A Scam

It seems that at least 3 times a day I see another traffic site for sale on sitepoint (yes i nofollowed that) If you’re not familiar with a “traffic site” it’s quite a simple concept. The website offers to sell a certain amount of visitors for a price. The one I linked is selling 100 […]

Happy Star Wars Day

Happy Star Wars Day! It’s not widely known, but May 4th is officially “Star Wars Day” May the 4th be with you! (and yes, as a geek I know that Star Wars was released on May 25th, 1977 – but “may the 4th be with you” just sounds cooler)