Ugh. Not doing much here. Better place is myÂ Xanga Site. This is my new blogchalk: United States, Georgia, Valdosta, Suburbia, English, Ezra, Male, 26-30, web design, techno. 🙂
Yeah, the electronics and software manufacturers don’t care about us. We are the enemy! Nevermind that we give them the money that sustains the industry. Each and every one of us have the potential for attempting to use their products differently than they intend. Should we venture into those gray markets they will do their… Continue reading Electronics Not Respect Consumers’ Rights
“… My hypocracy knows no bounds”Â â€”Â Doc Holiday,Â Tombstone “Every horse thinks his own pack heaviest.”Â â€”Â Thomas Fuller “You live by choice, not by chance.” “It isn’t that they can’t see the solution. It’s that they can’t see the problem.”Â â€”Â G. K. Chesterton “Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your… Continue reading 2002 Quotes
Good game M$!!Â MS paper touts Unix in Hotmail’s Win2k switch (The Register) Santa Switches (Apple.com) Apple making fun of themselves? Who’da thunk? All you software piracy phreaks, listen up…Â Woman sentenced in multimillion-dollar software sting (ComputerWorld)
Actually got my mom to watch MTV’s Real World: Miami. Just a few episodes. She picked up on the idea of the show very, very quickly. Pick a bunch of people to be on a show to create conflict. Turn them loose and let them wreck havoc upon each other. Of course, I think she… Continue reading Real World: Miami
The wild, wild, web is a dangerous place to be if you want to think critically. C’mon, really now… who expects students to think while doing an assignment for a class in which they are not engaged. School has become an endeavor to do what is minimally necessary to get the grade desired. Maybe it… Continue reading Point. Click. Think?
Mmmmmmmmmmmm… playing video games is what screwed me up.Â GamePro.com News: Report: Video Games Hurt Your Brain That last post has some problems in methodology, I think. First Person Shooters (FPSs), where people have to react as quickly as possible could elicit the problem of reduced emotional and creative abilities. To me those games are the… Continue reading Video Games Hurt Your Brain
Hard geeks are probably aware of this b.s…. the rest of you, especially the free software pirates and MP3 traders, better be afraid! Very Afraid! A little chip on your motherboard under the pretenses of encrypting your transmissions with the outside world could also make you a sitting duck by the RIAA, MPAA, and BSA.Â ITworld.com… Continue reading Trojan Chips
From a spam… “Unhappy with your Breast size?” uh… yeah. I’d like them to be smaller. They have been known to be larger than some females I know. As aÂ guy that is just embarassing.
Internet OMG… Isn’t it time for an artificial intelligence tool to offer artificial common sense? To simply look at these sorts of sites and messages and say, “Hey, don’t be a moron!” and shuffle the user off to someplace safe like PBSKids.org? Gullibility Rules – CIO Tech Tact – June 3, 2002