Rupert Goodwins Weekend Diary

Rupert Goodwins Weekend Diary

Summary: Oh dear. One of the more pleasant aspects of this job is the steady stream of Stupid Things that turn up in the post from public relations companies and their clients.

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Oh dear. One of the more pleasant aspects of this job is the steady stream of Stupid Things that turn up in the post from public relations companies and their clients. Nobody's quite sure why they do this, and nobody can ever remember which bits from which companies are supposed to make us think of which products. On my desk as I write this are a cheap pair of sunglasses from HP (or was it Sun?), a plexi-glass-encapsulated Thing from Sony, a multi-coloured hat with rotating propellor on from ITC (who I don't think I've ever heard of), and more clutter. Today, Microsoft sends us all compasses which don't point north. Something to do with Internet Explorer

Topic: Emerging Tech

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Rupert started off as a nerdy lad expecting to be an electronics engineer, but having tried it for a while discovered that journalism was more fun. He ended up on PC Magazine in the early '90s, before that evolved into ZDNet UK - and Rupert evolved with them into an online journalist.

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