Too Much

382 comment spam today. Over 100 were blocked because they occured within 1 minutes time. So…I’ve turned on TypeKey authentication for a while. It’s free to sign up for TypeKey and they don’t collect information on you. It’s just a way for me to protect this site so you can read it and post your…

Christmas Don’t Pass Me By

I used to really enjoy the holiday season. Of course, I worked in retail and the holiday season started in August. Since we’ve moved out of retail and on with our professional lives it seems like Christmas time is here quicker and passes faster and faster each year. So this year, I’m making an effort…

It’s Element-ary My Dear!

Dave Winer was soliciting ideas about a new vehicle this morning so I sent him a short email about the Honda Element. I’ve been mightily impressed since I got mine. It’s a great car. I’m especially impressed with how well it handles during wet and rainy conditions. I think I have never had a car…

Fatal Exception Error

The new BSOD (Blue Screen of Death for all you non-techies) is the “Fatal Exception Error”. Oh yeah, the whole platform doesn’t crash like Win9x would, but you still have to restart or forget working in the application you were just working in because you’ll get the error again. Moving to the Mac now. I…

Microsoft Offers Amnesty to Users of Pirated WinXP in the UK

NewsFactor Network: “MicrosoftRelevant Products/Services from Microsoft has moved to clamp down on software pirates in the UK after discovering what it describes as a large volume of high quality counterfeit versions of Windows XP Latest News about Windows XP. Kicking off its Windows XP Counterfeit Project, the software giant has invited “anyone unsure as to…

Don’t F#$% with Brandon Fuller Bitch

Brandon Fuller: “So at the pool, there are tons of chairs but they are all taken by books and towels. I guess these inanimate objects need a nice place to sit just as we humans do. Furthermore, these books and towels show up earlier and earlier each day. Some books and towels get up at…

Welcome to Gmail

Here’s the Thanksgiving letter that greeted me when I went to sign into Gmail this morning. Why do people like Google again? Oh yeah, it’s the people. A Gobble approach to email. In 1621, a few hundred Pilgrims and Native Americans sat down to celebrate a bountiful harvest. The feast lasted three days, and included…