Monthly Archives: July 2007

traffic accident

9 1 1 nineoneoneemergencywhatistheproblem!? (thats a hell of a lot of words to be packing into a quarter second, wow!) Hiya! It looks like there has been an accident at the corner of ontario and waterloo streets isanyonehurt!? no, dosen’t … Continue reading

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Some Inconvenient Truths About Computers

Reliability One day your computer will break. You won’t know when. All you can do is plan ahead. If being able to use a computer is that important, if you are totally screwed without one, you need to get a … Continue reading

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Tips

Hey! I’m in a service industry. Maybe people should tip me! As strange as it is, people do sometimes tip in the computer service industry, just not all the time. I have no idea what the custom is.

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Dilatant

Random stuff from my desktop! Ever wondered if it was possible to walk on water? Maybe not water exactly, but a dilatant fluid. A dilatant fluid is one that becomes more viscous when a force is applied to it. It’s … Continue reading

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Left holding the bag

You would think that more European nations would be interested in trying to stabilize Afghanistan what with it being in their backyard and all. It’s kind of sad really.  Canada finally decides to step up to the plate and fight … Continue reading

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Don't Copy That Floppy

If you haven’t seen this hilarious little gem from 1992, you should. No one will bother to write any software in the future because of a few sneaky little copies? Dire prediction indeed! Like most hysterical predictions from industry trade … Continue reading

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It's Back!

After a brief interruption, cobolhacker.com is back, and seemingly in one piece! It was a little touch and go there for a bit. My hosting company had a fairly major hardware failure and for a while it looked like the … Continue reading

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