Microsoft Year End Notes

The actual 10K hasn’t been posted on the SEC site yet, so we can only look at the press release. The press release contained “unaudited” numbers, which means that Microsoft’s accounting firm hasn’t signed off on them yet. That said, they are probably fairly accurate. Putting out an inaccurate press release can attract SEC attention, […]

Arrant stupidity strikes again

Every once in a while you hear something so stupid that you can’t believe anyone could have said it. In this particular case Anthony Healy, director of the Australasian Performing Right Association, the administrator of music royalties said Without the content industries, the internet would be empty. We want to ensure that the people who […]

Found On Road Dead

Yeah, everyone knows all the smart aleck nicknames for Ford. Found on Road DeadFix or Repair DailyFails On Rainy DaysFailure Of Research & DevelopmentFast Only Running DownhillFactory Ordered Road DisasterFour Old Rusted DoorsFord Owner Really DumbFork Over Repair Dough Fabricated Of Refried Dung Fireball On Rear Denting Frequent Opinion: Really Disappointed And yeah, there’s a […]

Amazon – Proving that the Kindle is the stupidest thing in town

OK, so you bought a Kindle, and you bought some books for it. You pick it up to read something, and it’s not there. Maybe you meant to buy it and forgot. Maybe Amazon deleted it. Seriously. When I first heard about this, I thought it was a mistake, but Amazon really does delete books […]

Amazon – Proving that the Kindle is the stupidest thing in town

OK, so you bought a Kindle, and you bought some books for it. You pick it up to read something, and it’s not there. Maybe you meant to buy it and forgot. Maybe Amazon deleted it. Seriously. When I first heard about this, I thought it was a mistake, but Amazon really does delete books […]