Back in January while trying to debug an issue one of our clients was having with an IDN domain name ie. a domain name with an accent on it I decided to dive into the world of IDN email. As I noted, while some software was able to handle things "sanely" a lot of it wasn't and overall the experience wasn't exactly "wonderful". If the DNS industry and the broader … [Read more...] about Trying to Send Newsletters to and From Domains With Accents
If you're a Monty Python fan you'll remember the famous scene in "Life of Brian" where someone "what have the Romans ever done for us?". A few years later John Cleese is back asking the same question in this old advert for the BBC and the UK TV license. If you're of a certain age you'll probably recognise at least some of the other celebrities who make brief appearances in … [Read more...] about What Has the BBC Ever Given us?
This advert from Tesco is upsetting some people. Watch if yourself and make up your mind. Maybe some people are upset easily or don't like Christmas adverts in November ... .. … [Read more...] about Tesco’s “Controversial” Christmas 2021 Advert
This advert from the Danish road safety authority is masterful. Unlike the doom and gloom ads we get this one uses humour and is also just plain excellent: Very nicely done! … [Read more...] about Helmets Make Sense
You don't need to speak French to understand the message behind this advert from the French health authorities: The key message in the French campaign is, roughly translated, that which each vaccination we're all getting back to normal life. "A chaque vaccination c'est la vie qui reprend" and the other part of it is the simple message: "Tous vaccinés, tous … [Read more...] about French Vaccination Advert