Lyft my spirits? Nope.

Pink Fraud

Two weeks ago, I went on a nice long vacation with my wife.  While walking back to our hotel from a restaurant, I saw a QR code with a Lyft ad taped to a post.  I scanned the QR code and got credits for Lyft.  I think it was $50 in credit…or maybe it was […]

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May 24, 2016

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Monster’s problem was putting sales before tech

A while back, Huffington Post published an interesting article on Monster.com, my former employer.  While I agree with most of the article, I think it’s only partly right. “It wasn’t a technology failure; it was a leadership failure.”  Actually, it was both.  The leadership failure caused the technology failure.  Sal and other Monster leadership focused […]

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January 18, 2016

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Important lesson for coders: Don’t use open redirects!

DART Enterprise login

Let me tell you a story… At the start of 2002, DoubleClick purchased NetGravity.  It was a company that had an enterprise ad server, so it seemed like a natural fit.  The product was renamed to “DART Enterprise” and was a product people could buy and install on their own servers.  It was really a […]

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December 11, 2015

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