Monthly Archives: January 2009

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The Ferrit is dead

Announced today: Telecom is closing Ferrit. It’s no surprise to me. It’s finally been acknowledged that the site is no longer core to the company’s business strategy. Wow. It took three years and several hundred million dollars (at least) to work that out. The idea was lame right from the beginning. It added no benefit […]

2008 in pictures

The Boston Globe has just published a series of images celebrating and commiserating the events of 2008. It features the pic above, taken by John Kirk-Anderson of the Christchurch Press. It’s heartening that in this world where everything seems to need to be interactive, or move, or animate, that the still-image can continue to evoke […]