MIT Fraternity Accused Of Robot Hazing

The Onion made me smile tonight. MIT Fraternity Accused Of Robot Hazing | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source Several members of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology chapter of the Theta Tau fraternity are in campus-police custody today following a brutal hazing incident in which one robot remains missing and two others are in… Continue reading MIT Fraternity Accused Of Robot Hazing

Something to Get Off My Chest

Back in December, I applied for a position in Enterprise Application Services – Technical Services in the Office of Information and Instructional Technology in the University System of Georgia. The title is the same as mine. The job duties would be one of three Database and Application Administrators for the WebCT Vista system at USG.… Continue reading Something to Get Off My Chest

Dial Tone

Hearing a dial tone while in the middle of a phone conversation and still hear the other person’s voice is one of the strangest things I have ever encountered. I expect it when I pick up a receiver or turn on a cordless phone. To be talking to someone and all of a sudden hear… Continue reading Dial Tone

Some Quotes

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” – Will Durant “It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.” – Pierre Beaumarchais “First things first, but not necessarily in that order.” – Doctor Who “A witty saying proves nothing.” – Voltaire “Charm is a way of getting the answer… Continue reading Some Quotes

Sniff Tests

As Dvorak points out, BitTorrent is the largest single protocol. The Web’s HTTP barely counts compared to BitTorrent and the other P2P protocols. That’s a heck of a lot of traffic—as any network administrator knows—and having it increased with crapware is not good news. In addition, some anti-virus and anti-spyware programs don’t look at Torrents… Continue reading Sniff Tests

Another One Bites the Dust

<sarcasm>I agree that I only wanted to be a bike messenger because of my idol, Puck, on The Real World.</sarcasm> In this article, How The Internet Has Changed The Bike Messenger Business, it indicates that bike messengers are getting killed by the ubiquitousness of email. Perhaps another step forward should be taken. Technology has made… Continue reading Another One Bites the Dust

Web Design Job

UPDATE: Position filled. Valdosta State Information Technology is hiring 2 Web Design student assistants. Web Design student assistants are responsible for creating and maintaining several department web sites, surveys, and other projects. Individuals will be responsible for interacting with representatives to build web pages and perform basic graphic design to complete websites from existing web… Continue reading Web Design Job