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Ninja??!! [May. 8th, 2006|10:45 am]
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Air Force General Michael Hayden, President Bush's nominee to head up the CIA, was just refered to as a "Power Point Ninja" on NPR.
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[User Picture]From: agnosticoracle
2006-05-08 03:17 pm (UTC)
I think that is the new millennium way to say desk jockey.
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[User Picture]From: ert
2006-05-08 03:23 pm (UTC)
In a last desperate move to maintain forward momentum when the dot com bubble was bursting, ATG launched an expensive advertising blitz attempting to focus on their appropriateness for cash-strapped IT departments who wanted to still launch new web sites under restricted budgets.

ATG's campaign referred to the company as "cost-cutting ninjas." It was plastered all over San Francisco's Embarcadero BART station.

Two months later, ATG was laying off 25% of their workforce, many of whom had to walk past the "cost-cutting ninjas" billboards on the way home.
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[User Picture]From: rooparoopa
2006-05-08 05:48 pm (UTC)
the ads were especially appealing months later.. peeling and decrepid, as no one else was willing to spend that kind of money on that ad space.
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