The original [i]Mad[/i] men were a group of subversive cartoonists and writers poking fun at all forms of authority. Sixty years later the job is harder—satirizing folks who have grown up with [i]Mad[/i] and are in on the joke. While celebrating an anniversary book, [i]Totally Mad[/i], out this month, editor John Ficarra explains how the iconic magazine has kept up with the times.
Carol Bartz was unceremoniously fired by the chairman of Yahoo's board via a phone call. In 2006, a well-known national electronics retailer created some less than favorable PR when the company fired hundreds of employees through e-mail. What's next? Text! A humorous look at how to can employees in 17 chilly syllables.
The "clicker" is an almost universally used name for a remote device which creates interactivity between a presenter and audience or which simply advances content in a presentation. The only problem? They don't click. Time to rename that device.