The Fish invited me to join his posse on Ork. Frankly I did this to humor him. I looked at what the service offers and, it doesn’t have any gimmicks to stand apart from other personals or socializing services. I was disappointed because, Ork is affiliated with Google and, I expect better from Google. I […]
For example, I tried searching for the lyrics to Chris Knox‘s “Flaky Pastry” with no success. Damn. I really wanted to know those lyrics. The connection might be weak, but I blame the Music Industry’s paranoia about intellectual property for this!
Hugh Macleod may give us starkly elegant art and cartoons on the back of business cards but, Dr. Jeannine Mosely wants to build a depth three Menger Sponge out of business cards!
There’s been a lot of speculation about rejuvenation and longevity on the sites I’ve been reading during this month. Medical technology continues to relentlessly advance–today’s speculation, tomorrow’s reality. So what do I think about this? More accurately, since I’ve been thinking about it for a very long time, what have I thought about this?
Even if you are clever in a security sense. The Mydoom mail worm has been spreading and proliferating since late Monday night, here in the western United States. Even here at the mighty research laboratory of Farlops Industries, we got hit with some spores! Luckily we didn’t activate them and thus spread the contagion. The […]
A few months ago I made a change to my mail client, something that I had been dithering over for years since getting on the Internet. Now, when I send out text e-mail (I avoid using HTML-based mail for good reasons.), this tool adds a long, seemingly patternless, string of strange characters at the bottom […]
The Business Case for Web Accessibility.
Not that anybody who reads this really cares, but I’ve decided to stop using the word “nanotechnology.” 2003, some might even say that 2002, could be thought of as the year that nanotechnology broke into the mainstream. 2003 could also be the year that nanotechnology got continously redefined into meaninglessness. The informed, of which I […]
Today and in years past I’ve honored Reverend King by not working on MLK Day. As I have stated, I care more about this day more then other holidays of this country. To me it’s at least as important as the Forth because in the end what King had to say, what he fought for […]