[More thoughts on The Rackspace Book...] 6. ROB LA GESSE Rob La Gesse is the groovy cat who first hired gapingvoid at Rackspace. He’s also the guy who hired my friend, Robert Scoble. He’s a lot like me and Scoble, i.e. very much his own man, very much an individual. I suppose that’s why we [...]
A brand’s first job is to be interesting. Aligned brands are far more interesting than brands that just want somebody else’s money.
Here are some pictures Rob La Gesse sent me- people at Rackspace who downloaded my cartoons off the web, printed them out and hung them on their walls. “Crap jobs are created by other people, dream jobs you make yourself” and “Life is short, Make it amazing”. No “Reason Why” to buy the Rackspace product. [...]
[Download the printable version here etc.] Another Rackspace-sponsored cartoon… I like this cartoon. It’s something that Scoble would would say. Scoble works for Rackspace, too. Do the math. [Commission your own cartoon here...]
[Download the printable version here...] Hola. Yes, another Rackspace-sponsored cartoon… Like I said on Twitter earlier today, yes, you can work for a large company and not be a #slavebot. But you have to decide, before somebody decides for you. Rackspace doesn’t want #slavebots working for them. Hell, Rackspace doesn’t even want #slavebots working for their [...]
[Download the printable version here...] Another Rackspace-sponsored cartoon, this time for 37signals, the amazing software company. The idea comes from a core value taken right off the latter’s homepage. They use a lot of blue and green in their graphic design, so I went with something blue-greeny. The little “Love from Rackspace” symbol is right [...]