Friday, December 01, 2006


(while reading Engineering News)

a spokesperson, who asked not to be named, stated [...]
(my emphasis)
Talk about letting the cat out of the bag (and onto the Matt)! If the source is supposed to be anonymous, then don't give away any clues to the person's identity.

Alternately, if he/she specied that identification (i.e. that of a spokesdroid), then perhaps it's a call for help? A wry, dry, sly jab at the coporate edifice? Armscorborg ahoy!

Monday, November 27, 2006

Google Alerts vs RSS

Why oh why doesn't Google make RSS feeds available for Google Alerts?

Simple importation into the customized homepage or the Google Reader would be very useful and so convenient.