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George Carlin died last night

I woke up to some bad news this morning: George Carlin passed away.  His seven words skit was funny, but I liked his comparison of baseball versus football best.  And don’t forget his skit where everything the government did was fine or “the Terrorists Win”.

The exploration of Mars

Since I’m convinced that there is little intelligent life in the world (or at least in the U.S. government) let’s head to Mars for a moment.  From Gizmodo I followed this link to The Big Picture’s Martian Skies. The NASA Phoenix Mars lander has confirmed water on Mars.  That does […]

Same old political pandering

Telcom immunity: I’ll wait to see if the Democrats sold out the constitution again, but I’m willing to bet they did.  No politician has any principles during an election year. Update: Crooks and Liars has more, but it looks like it’s a done deal.  These Democrats are not Blue Dogs, […]

Gears of War for Windows

The other day I was in Best Buy getting some Nintendo DS Lite games for the kids.  The Windows version of Gears of War was on sale for $30 so I got it.  I always get last year’s games. After the nightmare known as Halo 2 for Windows I was […]

Firefox 3 is out

Get your latest copy of Firefox 3.0 here. Thursday openSUSE 11 comes out.  It’s like an open source cosmic alignment of the planets. I’ve avoided the openSUSE 11 beta only because I don’t have the time.  I’ve been kicking around Firefox 3.0 RC version and a couple of days ago, […]

WordPress file monitoring

Over a week ago I complained about WordPress users crying security wolf and not being able to recover their blog when the “Bad Thing(tm)” happens. Since then a real brawl developed on the support forum that could be summed up like so: One or more users is insisting that there […]