Features Writer Wanted Modesto California

Hey! The local newspaper is seeking a features writer. Poewar.com: “Are you a fun-loving features writer with an adventurous streak? Willing to take risks and do offbeat stories? The Modesto Bee, a McClatchy newspaper, is seeking a writer to produce local features copy as assigned. The primary areas of coverage will be active lifestyles, popular…

The Apple in the Public’s Eye

Times Online: “Apple, the computer company, has toppled Google, the search engine, to be voted “the brand with the most global impact” in a poll run by Interbrand, the branding consultancy giant. Apple aficionados are likely to regard the verdict, reached by readers of Interbrand’s brandchannel.com website, as overdue. The company, recently described by one…

Teen Convicted of Virus Distribution

TechSpot.com: “19-year-old Minnesota teen Jeffrey Lee Parson has been convicted of distributing the blaster worm, and has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. His time will be served in a minimum security prison, and he will have to participate in 10 months of community service, pay restitution and be placed under supervision for three…

Say Goodnight Johnny

MSNBC: “Johnny Carson, the ‘Tonight Show’ TV host who served America a smooth nightcap of celebrity banter, droll comedy and heartland charm for 30 years, has died. He was 79.” It’s a sad day in America. One of the worlds funniest people has left us. I don’t think I’ll ever forget watching Floyd. R. Turbo…

Iron Meteor Found on Mars: Yeah, we know.

“OMG! They’ve found a meteorite made of iron on Mars!” Like…duh! We kinda expected to. Why? Because we find iron meteorites here. That’s right, we’ve known for years there’s iron meteorites. Didn’t you guys watch Armageaddon?

Working With Bloggers

Can I ask a question? Think about all the companies you deal with on a daily basis. Then answer these 3 questions: How many of those employ bloggers? How many of those bloggers are paid by the company to blog? Are you more likely to do business with a company with bloggers on staff? I’m…

FUBAR.

Jeremy Zawodny appears to be screwed. Jeremy Zawodny: “What a fun day this has been. We went to find the water meter while he made a phone call or two. It turns out that his guy was available later today but FAHBP wanted to get a second opinion. Grr. Meanwhile, we found the water meter…

Gotta Love Flickr

This is great stuff from the flickr blog. Flickr will be down for a (few) moment(s) We’re doing some database maintenance. It will be back online within 30 minutes. Unless it takes longer, in which case it won’t be back online within 30 minutes, but rather will be back online after a longer period of…