From the other blog…

For those that didn’t catch it on my other blog… A soldier in harms way…. Word came through today that my brother would be rolling out with the 4th Infantry Division and is preparing to move out. In Kuwaiti heat, 4th Infantry waits At noon,… [CampinGuy.Com]

The trouble with hockey…

Pro Hockey’s in Trouble. The L.A. Kings give a fan a view of their books. His verdict? They’re losing millions. [The Motley Fool] An interesting article. I wonder how much the Senators are selling for? I got $20.

Analog cellular tossed by the wayside…

Analog cellular being phased out by carriers, suppliersAT&T Wireless, one of the two primary supporters of low-speed 19.2Kbps network, will discontinue its service as of June 2004, according to a spokesperson. [InfoWorld] I guess I chose the perfect time to upgrade to GPRS.

Server 2003 Key leaked…

Windows key leak threatens mass piracy. A key code for installing Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 leaks onto the Internet, a loss that could lead to rampant piracy of the software. [CNET News.com] Obviously one of the requirements for working at Microsoft isn’t signing a NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement).

Tales of Life with an Accordian…

This from The Phil. A tail of intrigue, despair, deceit, and romance. A truly good read for your head. What happened to me and the new girl (or, “The girl who cried Webmaster”)At least a couple of readers of this blog guessed that something was wrong when the “Ten Cool Things About the New Girl” blog entry from…

It’s called Freedom…

Secret blacklists in Pennsylvania. So this story continues to amaze me. Pennsylvania has a law that gives the Pennsylvania Attorney General the power to order an ISP serving Pennsylvania citizens (read: any ISP anywhere) to block a site which the Pennsylvania Attorney General says serves child porn. There is no judicial review of the order,…

Adobe to offern new versions of PDF format…

Adobe divides to conquer. The software maker hopes to boost its PDF document format with new versions of Acrobat for ordinary office workers and power users. [CNET News.com] As if it’s not confusing enough for us design professionals? How about coming up with 1 standard first.

Upgrade your Apache server now…

Apache urges update ahead of DoS risk alert.Details of the problem, discovered by security outfit iDefense, are to be made available later today. [The Register] Wow! Somebody who actually know’s to warn then send the disclose the details of the problem before it can be exploited. How refreshing. You think Microsoft is listening?

Blogshares…

more on devaluation of blogshares…. Phil read my post about Sugar‘s price per share plummeting and sent me an email, mentioning the following section from the BlogShares Manual:  4.4 PricesA blog’s share price fluctuates over time due to the following reasons: Shares are bought (pushes the price up) Shares are sold (pushes the price down) The blog is seriously…

Plagarism?…

Noted War Blogger Cops to Copying. Sean-Paul Kelley, the man behind the immensely popular Iraq war blog The Agonist, admits he posted information from a highly regarded commercial intelligence company on his site without sourcing it — and in some cases credited it to unnamed sources. By Daniel Forbes. [Wired News] Whoa! What an interesting…