Month: June 2007
Why is it that always when a question is preceded by “If you don’t mind my asking…”, it’s, well, something that I would usually mind someone asking. And people know that, because they’re including the disclaimer. How do you get out of that one without sounding snarky?
An [AP article](http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19142079/) just posted indicates that half of S&P500 CEOs get over $8.3M/year in pay. The article opens with this zinger of a line: > A new Associated Press calculation shows that compensation for America’s top CEOs has skyrocketed into the stratospheric heights of pro athletes and movie stars: Half make more than $8.3 […]
So, much like [last time](http://www.marius.org/2007/05/02/oil_changes_and_wireless.php), I’m getting the oil changed (this time at [Michael’s Toyota](http://www.michaelstoyota.com/) for the Prius), and they’ve got wireless, which lets me get some work and web-browsing done. (This is probably the 6th time this week I’ve reached the [end of the internet](http://www.shibumi.org/eoti.htm)) Great that they have wireless, it’s open (no WEP), […]