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Frameworks vs CMS packages

April 27, 2008


Sitting waiting for a plane, your thoughts often turn to life’s imponderables. Like: what’s the point of CMS products, when half the time it’s faster to do what you want in a framework? The thought is prompted by one of my colleagues at Shift — Matt — who spent about three weeks toiling in a […]

US Television; does not compute

April 27, 2008


A random collection of “does not compute” moments that have come to me over a single evening of casual television watching: Isn’t it creepy when direct drug advertising spots spend 15 seconds on the anti-depression drug’s benefits, 35 seconds on the possible side effects (including uncontrollable tremors, coma and death), then a cheery 10 second […]