The brain trusts at Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Foursquare, and the countless more Web 2.0 darlings probably missed yesterday's news about layoffs at Linden Lab. [more]
The ratings are in for Sunday night's series finale of Lost, and they're as dead as the characters. [more]
Interesting email from Netflix. I received the Wii disc for online streaming on Tuesday, but hadn't installed it yet. Netflix is now offering me a 10% break on next month's bill (ummm -- $1.70 I guess) just for installing it.
I didn't get a similar notice for last year's PS3 disc, though I think I may have installed that one right away.
Interesting strategy anyway, to get folks to initiate the streaming life and wean them off the optical stuff.
The e-mail contents:
Connecting your Wii console to your Netflix account is easy.
Insert your Netflix instant streaming disc in your Wii console and follow the instructions on your
Start watching TV episodes and movies!
We'll automatically apply your 10% discount to your next month.
Need help? Visit netflix.com/WiiHelp or call us anytime at 1-866-923-0898.
–Your friends at Netflix
I have a soft spot for Arizona. I love rooting for underdogs. I think Sedona is one of the most beautiful towns in the country. Don't even get me started on the majestic beauty of the Grand Canyon. [more]
My weekly "Diary of a Stock Market Loser" column comes to and end tomorrow. [more]