|Happy Holidays from ... 1988?||Sun Dec 22, 2019|
Well, long before there was this thing called the Internet, there were BBSs... Bulletin Boards. Yeah; this was on “dial-up”... computers connected to other computers by “modems” using land-lines...
|PEMDAS is Problematic; BODMAS is Bogus!||Fri Mar 23, 2018|
I was helping my daughter with her homework the other day. Math...
|On Goto, Continue, and Break||Sat Mar 25, 2017|
|So You Think You Know JAVA?||Sun Apr 1, 2012|
How many people can claim to have known JAVA before Sun released it? Well, this isn't exactly the Java you think it is...
|Top Level Boondoggle||Wed Jun 22, 2011|
Earlier this week in Singapore, the ICANN, that top-level governing body of internet names, brought forth a stinker of a plan.
|Review: i-Mate Jasjar cell-phone-and-everything-else||Fri Jun 22, 2007|
I'm happy to say that my love/hate relationship with the HP 6315 has come to an end. That unloved step-child of Hewlett Packard, it tried its best, but its best just wasn't good enough.
|USB External Battery||Wed Nov 1, 2006|
I've commented elsewhere about the silliness of carrying a bunch of single-tasker chargers while going traveling...
|On the Sensational and the Banal||Mon Sep 25, 2006|
I've been watching NASA TV a fair bit recently. If you're not familiar with that, it's mostly live feeds from whatever is happening in space at the moment...
|Domain Slammers||Wed Oct 26, 2005|
You remember when "The Phone Company" was broken up into Baby Bells? (Okay, maybe you don't, but don't sweat it.) All of a sudden, there were a grunch of phone companies competing for customers, many of which are now household names (Sprint, MCI...
|Mattering NABOBs||Wed Sep 7, 2005|
I was completely surprised—albeit pleasantly so—when Pierce pointed out that I had been mentioned in a Wikipedia article... (well...
|PayPal is not your Pal||Fri Aug 26, 2005|
Well... not mine, anyway.
|Do You Know Where Your Towel Is?||Tue May 3, 2005|
Went to see the new Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy movie...
|Farewell, Interland||Tue Apr 5, 2005|
Things will be changing here shortly. I hope it won't be too noticeable to most of of our visitors, but there will be a gradual transition of domains away from our up-til-now service provider, Interland.
|Mini-Review: Pentax istDS Digital Camera||Thu Mar 10, 2005|
I've already written a review on the Pentax *istDS on my other board.... Summary: It's sweet.
|Review: HP iPaq H6315||Tue Mar 8, 2005|
Two years ago, I was one of the first to pick up a device with the ungainly name of "T-Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition," (PPC/PE for short, shown below/left) a device I would soon come to consider indispensible...
|Picking Up||Tue Mar 1, 2005|
Well, Pierce reminded me that I haven't been doing much with GAB, so I'm back to this (in addition to everything else that's going on! ;) Since we've been doing product reviews, this seems like a useful place to share some of that.
|Maiden Voyage||Wed Nov 26, 2003|
Well, Pierce and I just finished this new blog/message-board software we call GAB (for "Great! Another Blog!") so we've both started our own boards to take the bits out for a shakedown cruise...