2007 February

Need a Human Operator? Go Psycho with your Dirty Mouth

angry_phone.jpgReal human beings are so hard to call these days. When you’re trying to call your friends, you get that robotic messaging service from the phone company. And when you try to call a business for customer assistance you get stuck in a limbo of tone-touch menu options or poor speech-recognition technologies. I just want somebody to talk to! 😥

After you finally find a menu option that will connect you to somebody living and breathing. You often wait in another dimension of half-duplex elevator music … or worse no music at all. Is there anyway to get priority to talk to a warm-blooded creature on the phone?
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February 28th, 2007 | 1 Comment | Miscellaneous, Rants and Raves

Identify a Song by Humming the Tune or Tapping The Rhythm

It happens to us many times. You hear a song on the radio that you want to download on iTunes when you get home. The problem is that you don’t remember any of the lyrics (or you couldn’t understand any of the lyrics) to type into Google so you can identify the song.

A similar situation happened to me. It was a song I always remembered hearing in the 90s. They always played that song at CVS/pharmacy where I work. But I just couldn’t understand a word the artists were singing. When you are faced which such an annoying dilemma, there are three services online that you can turn to.
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February 28th, 2007 | 8 Comments | Internet, Music, Reviews

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