And we’re back. Well, I am anyway. I tried an experiment the last couple weeks/months. I found that I wasn’t updating my blog as much as I’d wanted to be, and I was spending a lot of time on Google+. “Why not combine the two?” I asked myself. “What a brilliant idea,” I answered myself. … [Read more…]
Believe it or not, this entire post is a lame excuse to try out the new editor in WordPress 3.9. It’s pretty amazing.
If you haven’t been watching the news today, a big bomb was dropped on Google. The Rockstar consortium (Apple, BlackBerry, Microsoft, Ericsson, Sony, and EMC) has sued Google as well as Asustek, HTC, Huawei, LG Electronics, Pantech, Samsung, and ZTE. Is there an obvious and easy way around Rockstar? Brief History So what happened is this. … [Read more…]
I have three kids 5 and under, and so we’re always looking for a good way to keep them occupied in the car and around town, and they all love Disney stuff. In fact, Disney is the only reason we haven’t completely cut the cord as far as television is concerned. My wife saw this … [Read more…]
I watched Apple’s announcements today. I was totally inspired.
How often do you stop to look at your desktop? I can honestly say, I look at my desktop more or less depending on what OS I’m using. Is that weird? Scientific Study Today at work, I received a new project. That’s not terribly relevant other that it’s what spurred a revelation. While thinking about … [Read more…]
Stagnant pools are unhealthy for you. This is true in nature just as it is for your mind. Once in a distant era known only by a few as “The 90s” I joined an archaic communications medium called a “BBS“. At the time, the Internet wasn’t available to me. Yes, I’m really that old. I … [Read more…]
With it’s most recent step in the ongoing Apple vs. Samsung debacle, Apple has made a surprising demand. From Google. Charlie Osborne over at ZDNet had a pretty good run down of Apple’s demands. My thoughts, both the court and Google should tell Apple to go to hell. Know what Open Source Is? First of … [Read more…]
It never fails to amaze me just how the same arguments keep coming up over and over again, like bad pennies. Most of them ignore facts so blatantly it gives me a headache. The I’m referring to today is the one about Linux Viruses. First of all, Linux Viruses exist. Yep, it’s true, they exist. … [Read more…]
The clock on my computer is telling me that it’s 11:20 AM. It’s Monday, and everything has sucked today. Work Work drug me out of bed this morning with unresponsive web servers. Intermittent issues are always the worst. Took two hours to track down a web app that was only generating an error on one node … [Read more…]