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What are the odds?

January 28th, 2009 tony No comments

Today I was perusing some stock photography for a website today and something looked very familiar about the background of this image:


I jumped over to the local listing for The Morning Times in Raleigh on and sure enough I was right. That photo was certainly taken in the upstairs lounge area:


There were over 8,500 photos in the search I was browsing through.

As I then sifted through zimmytws’s portfolio on iStockPhoto I saw more great shots of Raleigh. Excellent work zimmytws. Send me a message one day and I’ll meet you for a coffee.

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The Subprime Banking Crisis Explained

September 29th, 2008 tony 1 comment

This brilliant skit would be very funny if the current state of affairs weren’t so sad and frightening right now. My favorite part is “I like enhanced. I’d buy anything that had the word enhanced in it!” :)

John Bird and John Fortune (the Long Johns) brilliantly, and accurately, describing the mindset of the investment banking community in this satirical interview.

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I’m convinced Twitter needs a complete rewrite

July 3rd, 2008 tony 2 comments

… from scratch. Yeah the performance is incredibly horrible and I really feel like I could take a small chunk of that $15 million and immediately make the performance rock, but I am starting to feel like the developers who built it complete cocked it all up. The damn thing can’t even store my replies right and I’ve heard others complain of this. I take it is bad AJAX code and I think they should reconsider using AJAX for basic functions.

I replied to @benwills‘ tweet :


but if you click on the ” in reply to benwills” link in my reply it goes to the wrong tweet.

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Facebook Ad

May 27th, 2008 tony 1 comment

Is it just me or does it look like this girl is sitting on the toilet at mom’s house and about to reach for some toilet paper?

toilet girl

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Netflix’s Ace in Pocket: Porn to the Doorstep?

March 1st, 2008 tony 2 comments

There has been a lot of speculation over whether or not Netflix will survive given the changing market including AppleTV rentals, illegal downloads, and the very real possibility that Google has big plans for all that dark fiber they’ve been scooping up at an alarming rate including a Google TV box. Maybe they are counting on the multi billion dollar industry of porn to keep them alive b/c they’ve been registering domains like:

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