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California is doomed after all

Read this on the Internet today: “Specifically, FEMA is authorized to identify, mobilize, and provide at its discretion, equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impacts of the emergency. Emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, will be provided at 75 percent Federal funding.” California is in for a real […]

Wow, sometimes it does work out

When I read that newspaper executives were arrested in Arizona and that they earlier were sent a subpoena for “the names and Internet addresses of all people who have viewed the site since Jan. 1, 2004” I was not surprised. That’s just the type of country we live in these […]

Upgraded the laptop to Gutsy Gibbon

Last night ran the command ‘sudo update-manager -c’ and after a few prompts left the laptop running the distribution upgrade to Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon. This morning I rebooted it at the prompt and poof I’m upgraded. I usually don’t think that Linux has a real chance on the desktop; […]

Half-Life 2: Episode Two

I’ve bought Half-Life games since they first came out so naturally I had to buy Episode 2. I’m about half way through in only a couple of hours. The play is okay and unlike Microsoft games (Halo 2 is still dead on Vista; what a waste) it works very well […]