Articles By sharky

Nothing … unless it’s an in-person greeting

Nothing … unless it’s an in-person greeting

A press release in my inbox hails an "innovative Web site" which delivers personlized video greetings from bikini-clad women to...

February 2nd, 2010 sharky
In other news: Oracle sponsors Tiger Woods

In other news: Oracle sponsors Tiger Woods

We in the trades often snipe at the gutter press – Who actually cares about Kate and Jon Gosselin, Brangelina’s...

January 26th, 2010 sharky
Traffic-stopping billboards

Traffic-stopping billboards

As Toronto city council debates the practicality of a billboard tax -- supposedly to combat visual pollution, but the cash...

January 15th, 2010 sharky
A Bose for the Baby Bump

A Bose for the Baby Bump

With the number of mobile applications available from Apple’s App Store having reached, by conservative estimates, about 1 kajillion, you’d...

January 13th, 2010 sharky
If only it could locate the nearest newsstand, too …

If only it could locate the nearest newsstand, too …

There are revolutionary products, and there are products that are ... jeez, I have no idea where I'm going with...

January 5th, 2010 sharky
I can haz cheezburger now?

I can haz cheezburger now?

The claws are out over claims that an IBM team has developed a computer simulation of a cat's brain. At the...

November 23rd, 2009 sharky
Update status to ‘busted’

Update status to ‘busted’

Think you’re obsessed with the time-suck that is Facebook? A Pennsylvania man has set the bar pretty high on that...

November 19th, 2009 sharky
Maybe Don Tapscott has finally read Wikinomics

Maybe Don Tapscott has finally read Wikinomics

Don Tapscott continues his trailblazing path as an online innovator by deciding to do something completely unheard of in the...

October 2nd, 2009 sharky
SAP Canada president makes his customers look like doughy losers

SAP Canada president makes his customers look like doughy losers

You can't appeartopless in the Life section of the Globe and Mail and notexpect us to comment on it. Mark...

September 24th, 2009 sharky
Counterfeit sex rugs?

Counterfeit sex rugs?

A virtual merchant in virtual world Second Life is launching a veryreal lawsuit against custodian Linden Lab, claiming the company...

September 18th, 2009 sharky