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May 28, 2012

How Embarrassing!

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I forgot the network password! This sucks.

April 4, 2012

Not the Flying Car I had in Mind

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Sure, it’s a car. It flies. But it’s not the Jestons. Not yet, anyway.

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April 1, 2012

Nostalgic Computer Print Ads

Filed under: News — admin @ 7:51 am

It’s embarrassing, but I remember seeing a few of these for the first time. A great price on 16K of RAM? A 300MB hard drive for under $20,000? Man, we’ve come a long way!

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January 23, 2012

My Conquest of Strategic Conquest

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Strategic Conquest on the OSX Intel iMac I’m playing Strategic Conquest on my 2010 iMac. It’s the good version of the game, version 3.01, the one I played for hours and hours in the 1990s. Same code, too.

January 22, 2012

Kim Dotcom is not a Bond Supervillian. Not Quite.

Filed under: News — admin @ 11:40 am

What this jerk was doing is illegal and cost the entertainment and creative industries millions of dollars in lost revenue. The article is fascinating in describing how this lard loaf lived high on the works of others. May he rot.

Well, until the next Dotcom Dork hosts another server and does the same thing. The problem is really demand: There are too many people in the world who expect to get everything free on the Internet. That attitude is squelching creativity. It provides a massive disincentive to anyone expecting to reap the rewards of doing something new and unique.

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January 20, 2012

Corporate Me

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For the first time ever, I’m working for a company that has an Exchange server, uses Outlook, and is pretty much that Corporate Windows thing. It’s a different world.

January 18, 2012

Wikipedia Takes a Holiday

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If you happen to visit the Wikipedia site today, specifically the English language Wikipedia site, you’ll see a message about a world without free knowledge. I have some issues with that.

January 16, 2012

The Mail Twins: IMAP and POP

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I don’t watch enough silly cartoon shows, but I’m certain that nothing on the air today features characters named IMAP or POP. When it comes to email, however, those characters actually exist.

January 13, 2012

Print Now

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Just a quick one for you today: When you’re ready to print, print. Don’t wait. The document isn’t going to season itself in your computer. It’s not wine. There’s no point in delay; print now.

January 11, 2012

Geek Central

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It’s called the Consumer Electronics Show or CES. It’s in Las Vegas. It’s big. I would love to be there. I’m glad I’m not.

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