Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Month: June 2007

  • WaltGhost

    WaltGhost is a web site by Uncle Walter. He’s always been great to have a conversation. I like some of his art. I’ll have to buy a couple…

  • Goonies of the Caribbean

    Watch the Goonies of the Caribbean trailer.

  • Obscurity Obsolescence

    Along the same lines as Lacey’s Travel and Usability post, libraries are not really designed to be very usable. Well… unless you think like a librarian. Who gets a MLIS degree in order to use a library. Okay… I would… bad example. The below article’s Digital Natives are kids who have played video games all…

  • QotD: Bail Me Out

    Who would you call with your one phone call if arrested? (No lawyers!) Good question! I've never thought about it before now. In Athens: George. Only because he knows all about it.In Atlanta: Cat. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

  • Bling the Children Back Home

    Bling the Children Back Home @ Georgia Theater, originally uploaded by Ezra F. for AthFest 2007 Friday night. This was a fun band to which to listen and watch. http://myspace.com/blingthechildrenbackhome

  • Open Letter RE: Bug Fixes

    Dear computer software companies, Its a waste of my time and yours to bring to your attention a bug in your code of which you are already aware. Several of you are good about disclosure. Several of you really annoy me. You know who you are. Ezra

  • Your Mind on Some Platters

    What’s in a Laptop? Court Ponders Legality of Border Searches: “Electronic storage devices function as an extension of our own memory,” Judge Dean Pregerson wrote. “They are capable of storing our thoughts, ranging from the most whimsical to the most profound. Therefore, government intrusions into the mind — specifically those that would cause fear or…

  • Hacking the Test

    In college, I had a professor who gave “Multiple Guess” tests. One of my less than clued classmates asked why he called them such. hahaha I knew, as usually when I took a test I knew less than half the answers outright. He had almost made me conisder studying. Yeah, almost. In The Fallacy of…

  • RIP Yahoo! Photos

    Yahoo To Shut Down Yahoo Photos In Favor Of Flickr You have until September to move all your photos. UPDATE 17-JUN-2007: I have imported 511 pictures at Yahoo! Photos to my Flickr account. The migration tool was kind enough to mark all of them as private. However, though untagged. 🙁 I’m working through them, updating…