Sorry… A comment spammer found my blog today. WordPress did an okay job to moderate the ~150 it tried to post. Rather than see the emails from the spammer attempting to post, I decided that since I don’t get many comments anyway, to just require one to login to post a comment. So, if you… Continue reading Comment Spam Protected
Guy 1: “Should we be worried about the maniacal laughter coming from the next building?” Guy 2: “Huh. I am so used to hearing from my co-workers that I must not have noticed.”
Go to the article for more. Summary is below. Bush Broadband Goal Gored – US Broadband Penetration Breaks 70% Among Active Internet Users – Broadband Study Highlights Two-Speed Europe – May 2006 Bandwidth Report President Bush’s goal of universal broadband access for all Americans by 2007 appears to be in doubt, according to a recent… Continue reading Who are broadband users?
People are all over discounting email as a useful communication medium. The only difference between email and paper memos is the ability to send them so quickly. In another job, I usually sent important emails to my boss who then rewrote them to make them more palatable for the wide public. In the end, knowing… Continue reading Online vs. Print
Why is it that with every forseeable natural disaster, the people who could be affected are not willing to get out of the way? I guess living in abject poverty is worse than death? Red alert for Indonesia volcano Thousands of people living on the slopes of Mount Merapi in Indonesia are being taken to… Continue reading Hot Ash Doesn’t Feel Good on Skin
Spat, originally uploaded by sneezypb. A bug went spat on my windshield.
Guys… A guy like me in with security people giving me ugly looks isn’t scared because I am a terrorist or a criminal. I am terrified because I know I was singled out because of my skin color. I know no matter what I say that the people who singled me out can’t tell the… Continue reading Fear != Lies
Ghost Hand, originally uploaded by sneezypb. A “Back to the Future” moment…
So selling music online does not violate a deal which “forbade Apple [Computer] from distributing music on physical media such as CDs or cassette tapes”. Wow… if only that has been a Supreme Court decision here in the US. That would have made the Napster case much more interesting. Sounds like Apple Corps should have… Continue reading Apple 1 – Apple 1
Confidence is a tricky thing. Sitting in front of a keyboard logged into a shell running vi to edit HTML, I am 100% confident I can and will do good things. Not so long ago, I yet again went through my lesson to the students assistants in my care. Now, in a new job, I… Continue reading Confidence