Monthly Archive:: August 2005

Every Blog Has Its Day

Every blog has its day, and that it happens to be today. Yep, that’s right, today is BlogDay 2005, when bloggers around the world are to link to 5 new blogs. Interesting concept, in that it gets

Fnord + Blogger = Fnordder? … Flogger? … Blnorder?

Taken from the Wikipedia entry: A fnord is disinformation or irrelevant information intending to misdirect, with the implication of a conspiracy. Just think back to some of the colorful mixed metaphors attributed to Ross Perot, and you’ll

Reality TV = Lotto with Ads

NBC had a “Fall Preview” show on this morning.  Really nothing more than all the ads for their shows played back-to-back (nothing deeper, no “behind-the-scenes” stuff, nothing) with Vanessa Marcil and Nikki Cox (from Las Vegas) hosting

What’s that about "those who forget history …"

Remember the great (one could almost say venomous) enthusiasm with which the Department of Justice went after Microsoft last decade?  Our government was convinced that Microsoft was an unfair monopoly, pushing it’s weaker competitors (like Sun and

And now for a word from our sponsors …

Having worked in technology for as many years as I have, insomnia has become an “occupational hazard”.  From time to time, I still find myself running full tilt in the middle of the night, unable to slow down