I’m ashamed to be in the same state as this. At least this snafu provides a sliver of comic relief.
CNN’s headline reads “Geek Squad picks unlikely place for PC-hospital” … because it’s in Hillview Kentucky. But there’s nothing slighly “unlikely” about it, given the presence of the UPS air hub, a pool of tech workers, and a high quality of life. One wonders if CNN ever looks at the world through anything but 8″ monitors.
If we want to look up data, enter data, and use communications tools, why don’t we all take a lesson or two from Edward Tufte or Jakob Nielson and create an efficient, fast, textually driven site appropriate to the purpose. I hate to see government sites where loose-canon web designers are set free with no regard for the real needs of users.
I’m confused.Â I thought the point of the “.GOV” Top Level Domain (TLD) was to give citizens some assurance that they were dealing with a credible government entity.Â Trust, right? So why then is the EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System) now changing from “eftps.gov” to “eftps.com”?Â Â Â I can see that one might…
I think that the Windstream Support Ticket Autoresponder / CRM was designed by someone who used to work at a music on hold company. At first I thought it was a glitch, but it’s designed to work this way it seemsÂ Rather than re-assuring people, I think it would serve only to make people think…
Hey! Another timesaver… the Adwords interface now sports a link to the Google Website Optimizer.
Nice! Oh wait. You can’t use it if you’re logged in via the MCC. There goes the time savings. Oh, well, easy come, easy go.