The Value of an Education

Here’s an interesting chart from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showing the employment status for persons 25 and older by educational attainment. Looking closely at the chart there are 2 things that stand out. 1. People with a Bachelors Degree or higher were less likely to be unemployed between April 2010 and April 2011, a…

Delicious Getting a New Home

I’m old school web. SO old school my user name on Delicous is only 4 letters. I started with Delicous way back in 2004 before Yahoo got their hands on it. Back then it was still Del.icio.us and I really liked the service. Yahoo bought it and Delicious seemed to stagnate. Now AVOS, the 2…

Steve Jobs Has a Smirk on His Face

It looks like Steve Jobs can smirk about making the right decision not to support Flash on any of the iOS devices. A second Zero-Day (really, really bad) flaw has been found that can allow malicious code inside a MS Office Document to take control of your computer by utilizing a hole in Adobe’s Flash…

The Decay of a Once Great City

Detroit was once synonymous with automotive manufacturing in the United States but with the decline of the auto industry large parts of the city have been abandoned and fallen into disrepair. This photo expose by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre show some of the decay of this once great city. I found it interesting all…

The New Greeks – Blindtextgenerator.com

Lets say you’re working on a web project and you only have a certain number of pixels wide for some text. Maybe you’re tired of the traditional greeking and want to do something different to show your designer flair. My friend have I got the site for you, blindtextgenerator.com blindtextgenerator.com does what similar sites do…

Google Launches Knol Knowledge Base

Google unveiled it’s Knol service yesterday – a Wikipedia-eque service that allows users to write topics and post photos on a specific topic for money. WSJ.com: “By trying to provide such content, the service is likely to compete with online encyclopedia Wikipedia, whose articles tend to rank highly in Google search results. In an interview,…

Bad Day

Here’s a funny photo I found on Flickr and a couple of possible captions. What captions would you make to go along with this photo? Post them in the comments. “From the minute he pulled up out front Tom suspected his day was about to get worse.” “Ed’s Marine…something to take spray paint off a…

Check This Out: Bush Doesn’t Want You to Know There’s A Recession

Holy crap! The Bush Administration is going to shut down the web page that gives stats on what the economy is doing?! http://www.economicindicators.gov: “Due to budgetary constraints, the Economic Indicators service (http://www.economicindicators.gov) will be discontinued effective March 1, 2008.” Ok…ok…enough is enough. They don’t have money to run a website that I can run for…