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Month: October 2007

Apple really knows how to get good PR

Note from Apple to a 3rd grader: “There is no Santa Claus. The Easter bunny is dead! THE TOOTH FAIRY…

Just close FEMA, okay?

I was waiting for this response from FEMA. They had a bogus press conference with no press. That did not…

Amateur balloon hits 30km with pics

Reddit’s web site is a pure time waster by design. This morning I saw this link. It leads to a…

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…

It’s going to be a high of 78 degrees today

It’s October 22nd and the high is expected to be 78° F. My son is 5 years old; when I…

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…

A brown out or “why DR planning is your friend”

My server is in the basement of my home. In Long Island. Where we have brown outs like the one…

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…

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…

The pot calls the kettle black

Enjoy the irony. I’m sure that Putin could get the Secretary of State to issue a retraction provided he employs…

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