Friday, December 08, 2006


The Changing Workplace - All Business - Yahoo! Finance

"The official policy for this post-face-time, location-agnostic way of working is that people are free to work wherever they want, whenever they want, as long as they get their work done. 'This is like TiVo for your work,' says the program's co-founder, Jody Thompson. By the end of 2007, all 4,000 staffers working at corporate will be on ROWE [results-only work environment]."

This has always seemed like the best amd most logical way to me.
- Frank

Tuesday, December 05, 2006


Worst. Service. Ever: Home Depot & HOMExperts

New kitchen: $130,000, 9 months overdue, and can't get any help from the companies I paid. I'll bet digg & the blogosphere can raise the volume enough that my family, including my pre-mature twins, can finally have their kitchen back and others won't get scammed in the future. Please help!

Seems to match up with "in store" service nightmares at Home Depot.
- Frank

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Bacteria found in 83% of chickens -

"Cook your chicken to 165 degrees and wash up with soap and hot water afterward. That's the take-home message of a report released Monday by Consumer Reports. It found that 83% of 525 chickens it tested were infected with either campylobacter or salmonella bacteria or both."


Administration tried to cut payouts to nuke workers -

"The Bush administration repeatedly sought ways to limit payouts to nuclear weapons workers sickened by radiation and toxic material, according to a memo written by congressional investigators and obtained by USA TODAY."


Friday, December 01, 2006


Secrets revealed

"'It is the first mechanical calculator known to mankind,' said Tom Malzbender, a research scientist at HP Labs in Palo Alto. 'Nothing as complex is known until you get to the Middle Ages, when people started building clocks.'"

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