Friday, June 29, 2007
According to the article, “Joe Kolshak, Delta's executive vice president for operations, said the canceled flights made up about a third of Delta's departures and arrivals in the Northeast Thursday… ‘While it does inconvenience some people, the goal is to minimize the impact to as few people as possible,’ he said.”
In the declining airline business, this move seems to counter all rational efforts to increase customer satisfaction. At the very least, Delta provides entertainment to non-travelers and people sitting in cubes across the country. Read more.
Thursday, June 14, 2007
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
As far as lame excuses go...
...People who join in are issued little purple bracelets as a reminder of their pledge. If they catch themselves complaining, they’re supposed to take off the bracelet, switch it to the opposite wrist and start counting the days from scratch. The Rev. Bowen figures that if the average person complains 20 times a day for 30 days, the 126,000 bracelets have stopped millions and millions of complaints. “That’s a lot less ear pollution,” he said, grinning.
“My life is a whole lot better than it was six months ago,” said church volunteer Patricia Platt. A teacher, she decided to ask her grade school pupils to take the no-complaints pledge along with her.
“It was really hard for me,” said a boy in her classroom, “because I’ve got two sisters, one twelve and one thirteen and they are both,” he paused and sighed, “really mean!”
On June 8, 2007, exactly thirty-five years later, this same Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, who survived napalm attack during the Vietnam War, shot this widely distributed photo of Paris Hilton crying in a squad car last week in Hollywood.Is this the new photojournalism business?
David Belle (born 29 April 1973 in Fécamp, France) is the founder of Parkour and its most famous practitioner. The opening scene from his movie, Distric 13, is amazing.
"It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers." Read more in the NYT .
Read the VisualEconomics post .
Read the FastCompany article here .
"Jessica Ladd, founder and chief executive of Sexual Health Innovations, whose Callisto service lets college students anonymously rec...