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ISSN 1496-3221

Category: EyeWire

April 11, 2003

Adrodo? Ad Rodeo.

The local shindig for agencies and other creative types to flaunt their design chops is the annual Ad Rodeo. The Veer team entered a few tasty gems into the awards event, just like we did when we were all still part of the EyeWire crew. We pulled off a couple of merit awards the last … Read the rest of this item

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April 12, 2002

Where does the time go?

I just realized this afternoon that two milestones of questionable significance have occurred within the past week. April 5th marked two full years of running this here rambling weblog of mine. Egad. That’s quite the mental kick in the pants for me. I don’t think that I could have kept up and put up with … Read the rest of this item

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August 3, 2001

Science? Stupidity.

The Science of Selling Images Perhaps this article should be entitled “The Science of Selling Employees Up The River”. For a company that has just culled more than 300 people from its work force, isn’t expected to meet its reduced revenue targets, and has basically gutted entire companies that it has acquired over the past … Read the rest of this item

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May 7, 2001

Untitled

Maybe I should explain that little outburst I had a bit earlier. You see, I left EyeWire because I really wanted a change. The corporate environment had changed from an invigorating, challenging, thoughtful, and exciting place to one that was just a job. Part of that change had to do with the standard bullet-point list … Read the rest of this item

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May 7, 2001

Downwind.

I just heard the distinct sound of shit hitting fan.

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April 8, 2001

Ambience.

Just four more days remain in my tenure at EyeWire. Last weeks anxiety has subsided and evolved into a numb state of reflection. The grey, overcast sky and the corn snow falling past the office window aren’t helping me concentrate on anything in particular. The sound of a dozen hard drives whining and the occasional … Read the rest of this item

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April 4, 2001

It’s sneaking up on me.

Only eight days until I am no longer working at EyeWire. Some people are going to give me the berries about the fact that I still say that I work for EyeWire, and not for Getty Images, which is our parent company. The main reason for this discrepancy is that for the past 20 months … Read the rest of this item

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