The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Thursday, 08 September 2005]

A pox on Apple...

…for releasing the iPod Nano. Now I must have one. And if history is any indication they won’t be in the channel for weeks or months. The stores will get five one day, then ten a few days later, and on and on like Chinese water torture.

Curse them for releasing another precious!

While on the topic, though, the ROKR? Hello? The ROKR? Serious business people from expensive marketing firms sat down and thought deeply for a long time and that’s what they came up with?

How about I give you the FINGR?

**Soundtrack: ** Stream from Groove Salad

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