Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Keeping your data safe from the team that you trust to manage your data

Oracle ad It may be hard to tell from this terrible photo, taken by the terrible camera on my terrible Treo, but this is the top half of Oracle's ad on the back cover of this week's Economist. It is, I believe, the first time a leading IT company has tried to market a product intended to protect a customer from its own IT staff. It says a lot about how IT is viewed these days: as the problem.

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Thursday, February 1, 2007

Part 2 of 2

trustmasklike ad

This is a weird pharmaceutical ad that my friend and once-and-again colleague Eric Hellweg found on the front page of CNN.com earlier this week. Does it remind you of the Trout Mask Replica cover? Is there some inside joke here?

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