Plurk You

I’ve been wanting to write about Plurk for a while. Everyone seemed to be so enamored with it when it first launched, but maybe that was because Twitter was experiencing serious downtime and people were pissed off — not because it was anything actually worth being excited about. The first time I logged on, I [Keep Reading…]

Pleasure and Pain on kirtsy!

A big, big thanks goes to for including my blog post, “Why I Don’t Have an iPhone (but might someday)” in their Editors’ Picks! kirtsy, formerly known as sk*rt, is called a “Digg for Chicks.” Even Guy Kawasaki loves it. I’m honored to be mentioned. Endless thanks. Now go pimp the hell out of [Keep Reading…]

Group Video Chat: A Usability Evaluation

Back in January when I started this whole “getting to know the community” thing, I met a couple guys named @matto and @snook, a.k.a. Matthew Oliphant and Jonathan Snook respectively. Matthew had been following me based on David Armano‘s recommendation, and I had followed him back because, well, I basically didn’t know anybody on Twitter. [Keep Reading…]

Advergirl gives props to Pleasure and Pain

Big thanks to Leigh Householder for including this blog on her top picks over at Advergirl. I am truly honored to be included in a list of such heavyweights — blogs that are among my favorites and whose authors I admire. I’ll keep delivering the goods, but please don’t hesitate to let me know what [Keep Reading…]

Finding Myself in You

Sometime this weekend I hit 10,000 unique visitors on this measly little blog. (Well, unique cookies at least.) I have been writing here since January 10 of this year. I never expected to attract much of a following, let alone in just four months. Pleasure and Pain is now averaging 920 unique visitors weekly, and [Keep Reading…]

GEL 2008: Day 1 “Experiences”

[Also check out other GEL 2008 posts: Day 2 Session 1 “Connect”, Session 2 “Twist”, Session 3 “Make”, Session 4 “Success”] It’s been a long day and I’m really tired, but I wanted to capture the great experience I had before I head off to bed. Naturally it was at Good Experience Live, a.k.a. GEL, [Keep Reading…]