Monthly Archives: September 2007

Social Networks and the Centralized Address Book

My pal Dan refers to the current crop of social networks as “walled gardens” because they do not talk to each other. I don’t care as much about the philosophy, but one practical problem with the lack of interroperability is … Continue reading

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Hiding From Someone

Ever had one of those days where you just wanted to hide? I don’t mean in terms of stress, anxiety or depression, although I’ve had my fair share over the years. No I mean hide, as in from someone. Now … Continue reading

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What’s an “asstunnel”? I don’t know either, but couldn’t stop laughing when I first read it. What’s this all about? Ever wondered why some of your music downloads arrive all screwed up? It’s not because the Internet ate them, it … Continue reading

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Beefy AMD Core

Now here’s a nice beefy system core: AMD Athlon X2 6000+, 2GB of DDR2-800, a eVGA 8800GTS-320MB all on an Asus M2N SLI Deluxe. Not quite as beefy as a Core 2 Quad with an 8800Ultra, but so much prettier, … Continue reading

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The world of hurt that is Vista

I just love this paragraph: If you’re the owner of a Windows PC who is looking for a replacement computer, the choices are grim. You can step into the world of hurt that is Vista, the latest version of Microsoft … Continue reading

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Bombs are better when they don't hurt the environment

It’s nice to see that weapons of mass destruction are being made more environmentaly friendly. Yay humans! I reckon when a thermobaric weapon goes off close by, the last thing you care about is whether the ducks are going to … Continue reading

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Don’t ya just wish some days you were George Clooney? Toronto International Film Festival pic courtesy of the CBC

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