Dealing With Difficult People Online

June 8th, 2011 by admin Business & Law, Gotta Love the Internet No responses

When you walk down the street and see someone acting a bit strangely do you go over and say “Hey, buddy, you’re sure acting strangely?” Or do you walk past them quickly, or even cross the street? What if they yell (or even mutter) an obscenity? Most people do walk by, and for good reason. [...] Continue Reading…

If You Want to Copy the Design of Someone’s Blog

January 22nd, 2010 by Nina Yablok Business Basics, Gotta Love the Internet No responses

If You Want to Copy the Design of Someone’s Blog don’t ask if you can do it on a public forum.

“Do Nothing” is my most used answer on the internet

January 19th, 2010 by Nina Yablok Business Basics, Gotta Love the Internet No responses

Once again I’ve had a client with a harassment type problem arising out of internet activities. Once more I’ve gone through the options and in the end recommended “do nothing.”

I always go through the options because people really need to hear why they are my second choice. “Do Nothing” sounds like …

Regulating the Internet?

January 5th, 2010 by admin Business & Law, Gotta Love the Internet No responses

With a President and congress oriented towards more governmental “solutions” in general, it’s not a stretch to think there will be more regulation of the internet forthcoming. On December 7, 2009 the FTC held the first of a series of “Exploring Privacy” roundtables. A key topic is “behavioral targeting” by advertisers and even website owners [...] Continue Reading…

Best Car Ad Ever

December 27th, 2009 by admin Everything Else, Gotta Love the Internet No responses

Crime in Atherton – from the Sillycon Valley Police Blotter

November 28th, 2009 by admin Gotta Love the Internet No responses

When I have really NOTHING to do, I read the Silicon Valley Police Blotter in the San Jose Mercury. San Jose’s a pretty big town, and there’s crime there and in the surrounding suburban towns if silicon valley, no question. But coming from New York city, where the police blotter would kill a forest if [...] Continue Reading…

For your holiday enjoyment, the best cover ever.

November 25th, 2009 by Nina Yablok Gotta Love the Internet No responses

Watch the whole thing it’s worth it. Amazing job of interweaving the old and new.

My Face in Facebook Ads?

July 26th, 2009 by Nina Yablok Business & Law, Gotta Love the Internet No responses

Am I reading this right? Is Facebook taking content (including images) from my profile and embedding them into ads served on other profiles? Or are they just doing the usual practice of using cookies and word search to serve focused ads? I’m not sure. …

Super Bowl Ads eat your hearts out

January 19th, 2009 by Nina Yablok Gotta Love the Internet No responses

This is already viral so my comments here wont add much. But as a die hard capitalist and an ardent Super Bowl ad watcher I had to link to one of the all time great ads – T-Mobile from the UK. It’s going to be a hard act to follow on Feb. 1.

Corporate Compliance Center – It’s a FAKE

December 10th, 2008 by Nina Yablok Gotta Love the Internet No responses

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