Archive | July, 2007

Women Who Negotiate Salaries are ‘Less Nice’?

30 July 2007

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MSNBC’s Shankar Vedantam notes in an article published today that research shows men are more aggressive than women in asking for a raise, which some may say is common-sense. However, some other very interesting things come out of the article, and, from the perspective of someone who is tasked with making hiring and firing decisions [...]

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Who is Serving Who?

26 July 2007

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The TwelveHorses blog has a way cool video touting more genuine advertising and the disconnect between traditional methods and the consumer’s current appetites. For me, I am constantly amazed at how employees at companies I “hire” to provide services to me (uh, that means I spend money there) constantly like giving me “advice” on how [...]

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Geek Dinner Tomorrow 7/26

25 July 2007

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After a couple months off, we’re finally getting a bunch of bloggers together again to recap Summer 2007. Goodwood BBQ Draper 133 E 12300 S Draper, Utah 84020 United States 40.5061 -111.87 Thursday, July 26, 2007 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm MST Map: Google | Yahoo | MapQuest RSVP on Eventful Share this event Digg [...]

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My Music: Sean Kingston — Beautiful Girls

24 July 2007

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I’ve been waiting for this single to come out for a month, but I just bought it in the iTunes store: You can also get The music video: Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Eventful: July Geek/Blogger Dinner

22 July 2007

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After a couple months off, we’re finally getting a bunch of bloggers together again to recap Summer 2007. Come join us this Thursday, July 26 at: Goodwood BBQ 133 E 12300 S Draper, UT 84020 (801) 495-4840 A new restarant this month after several requests for new food. http://www.ashbuckles.com/index.cfm?mode=blog&blogid=160read more | digg story Related Posts:I [...]

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Help Me Promote Utah Tech Events

22 July 2007

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UPDATE 8/14/2007 — This has all mostly changed. There’s a booming meetup community in Utah — user-groups, techies, geeks, entrepreneurs, bloggers and all sorts of other types of people getting together to talk shop, talk dirt, or just talk. But getting a clear picture of who is meeting… and when… is pretty hard. So, to [...]

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Huge smoke cloud fills half of the valley

19 July 2007

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Huge smoke cloud fills half of the valley Originally uploaded by robmerrill. I saw clouds over East Provo this afternoon, but then realized that it was all coming from what appears to be a huge forest-fire somewhere behind Mount Nebo in Spanish Fork, Utah Related Posts:I Can Haz Valentime?Avast! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!Jason [...]

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Network With Meaning

18 July 2007

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Dave Slusher of Evil Genius Chronicles has had enough with the newest, shiniest social networks clamoring for his attention: People invite me to services all the time. They want to connect to me on LinkedIn, Twitter, FaceBook. I appreciate that anyone cares and I get a little warmth from the sentiment. I’m not joining anything [...]

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Say ‘Hell, No’ to iProvo

8 July 2007

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“No matter how cheery your customer service and sales associates are, when you don’t deliver basic services, you’re doomed to failure.” Working with iProvo was great until they actually needed to deliver on something promised. Yes, this is a rant, and I am hopping mad. If you are a blogger, your linkback is appreciated to [...]

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How to get hired… in Second Life

7 July 2007

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Cory Edo of Electric Sheep company tells us how an artist should go about getting hired (if they wish) full-time in Second Life, the raging virtual world becoming quickly part of our own world. “You’re ready to make the jump. You want to work in SL full time doing what you love – building, texturing, [...]

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