Google maps 37Signals with Flickr iPod →

H. pointed me to the awesome Cory Doctorow Visits a Radio Shack. It’s completely hilarious and very well written. My favourite bit:

CORY DOCTOROW: Google maps 37Signals with Flickr iPod.

EMPLOYEE: What?

CORY DOCTOROW: I didn’t say anything. Now, about this cell phone…

The phrase “Google maps 37Signals with Flickr iPod” has been adopted as a convenient shorthand for when I make a simple problem more complicated by adding layer upon layer of technology. Take last night, for example.

“Couldn’t you just put it on some paper?"

“Yes, but…”

_“Google maps 37Signals with Flickr iPod”_