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Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Joy of Books

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What an amazingly crafted video. (via Jim Dovey)

The worst kind of Spam

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Shawn Blanc posted about companies that spam their own customers. This is a terrible practice and it pains me when a company I’m already doing business with does it to me. The worst offender for me is Time Warner Cable. Over the summer I switched to their high speed cable internet service because it offered […]

What Brown Can’t Do For You

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TL;DR: Shipping something via a UPS Store location means only that location can call UPS about any issues with your shipment. You’re stuck talking through a middleman. Nowhere in their store or on their receipts do they mention this. From now on, I’m shipping only via USPS or FedEx. The sordid tale: A few weeks […]