Monthly Archives: September 2005

Secundum Quid

Stumbled along this unfortunate policy — a fabulous example of the lack of critical thinking in the world — that got me angry. Linked from Gawker: Among the reasons why you cannot ever donate blood to the New York Blood … Continue reading

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Nice to see that Engrish is not dead.

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Tivo users: meet DRM

Tivo users learn that Digital Rights Management is coming for them too. I’m not surprised by this at all. Surely people remember the stink the movie industry made when VCRs started to appear. They tried to get the use of … Continue reading

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But you are getting wet!

My strange life often exposes me to people who do not have a clue. Not about computers — they are confusing at the best of times — but about what seem like the simplest things to me. “Aren’t you wet?” … Continue reading

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The Internet Offensive? Not the Internet!

Is this little piece offensive racist shit, personal horror story, scathing social satire, or a bit of all three? You have been warned.

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Here is an article I found linked somewhere about a guy who is trying to make the GIMP look more like Photoshop. It’s nice to know that I’m not the only guy in the world who thinks the GNU Image … Continue reading

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Not sure if clickers are the greatest idea. (via /. of course). Call me out for being a luddite, but do students really need wireless voting devices in classes? It seems like a step backward socially, and a waste of … Continue reading

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