I’ve always had mixed feelings about Yahoo!. I liked them in the earliest of days, when it was just a little directory of stuff on the www (as I remember calling it). I got fairly turned off when it became… Continue Reading
Note to people far from here: Please send sunny thoughts. We’ve had one of the wettest Novembers on record so far, there are landslides everywhere, including some into our reservoirs, causing a boil-water advisory. Upside: we had a nice time… Continue Reading
Google has Google.org, which has a billion dollars of seed money and little goals like literacy, clean water, eradicating poverty and other small projects. Yahoo! has (as far as I can tell) “Yahoo! for good“, which is a web site… Continue Reading
all worthy aspects of human life are, directly or indirectly, conjugations of the verb, “to eat”.
Noticed this week: getting a new keyboard for a powerbook is a time-consuming affair. Dell sends keyboards overnight for installation by the user (nice & easy). For the powerbook, it took close to a week in the shop. That was… Continue Reading
In an email this morning: So there’s this rumour I heard on irc last night that you are moving to the UK. Is that true? I love the fact that there are rumors about me (makes me feel so glamorous!),… Continue Reading