Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Missouri Discovers and Uses Technology

Monday, October 17th, 2005

The great state of Missouri is finalizing an initiative to use cell phone tracking software to monitor highway traffic. Sample scenario? I'm so glad you asked: Driving to work, you notice the traffic beginning to slow. And because you have your cell phone on, the government senses the delay, too. A ...

Screw Google VPN, Use iPig

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

Yeah, Google is rolling out their own wireless network and with it, their own VPN access for all to use as well. But why does everyone have to be all about Google? Give some other nice company a moment of your time. For example, take iPig, the "iOpus Private ...

Random Blog of the Week #13

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

I found it appropriate that for today, a day of endless downloads for Google Talk, that this week's Random Blog is Download Squad. Yeah, its part of the blogging network Weblogs Inc along with 36% of all other blogs in the universe.* But for those of you out ...

Random Blog of the Week #10

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

This week's blog is one that I have talked about, referenced, and have even been referenced on one occasion, so its due time that it becomes one of the "Random Blogs". Gadgetopia is one of those websites that I check every morning. It turns out, for my favorite websites, I'm ...

Microsoft Adds Stupid Name To Its Stupid Operating System

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

Congratulations! You don't have to wait endlessly, and hear about more and more things being cut out of Microsoft's latest operating system Longhorn! Now you can wait endlessly and hear about more and more things being cut out of Windows Vista. Thats right, today Microsoft made it official and ...

The Details With Moblogging

Sunday, July 17th, 2005

So since I have this new phone, which has a pretty nice camera in it, I started to think more about moblogging. I've thought about it in the past but my plans always stopped because don't want to spend the extra money for the messaging and I'm not a ...

It’s Time to Buy a Mac

Thursday, July 14th, 2005

When Windows XP asks permission to format itself it's time to put Windows out of it's misery and buy a Mac. This is a real, honest-to-God error message in WinXP SP2. Click on the photo to enlarge. It was so very very hard not to laugh while my boss ...

Getting Through mySQL Upgrading Hell

Thursday, July 14th, 2005

Prepare yourselves, because I'm about to lay some geek down on you. I haven't had one of these posts in a while, and honestly if I don't write this down somewhere I'll forget what I did and then it will happen to me again. Plus its my site ...

The Gizmo Project

Tuesday, July 5th, 2005

I've never been much into Skype, the latest buzz-generating VOIP client that allows users to make and receive phone calls on their computers. Ok, to be honest, I've never used Skype. I used the recently purchased DialPad during my freshman year in college to make calls home some ...

NASA’s Image of the Day

Saturday, July 2nd, 2005

On July 4th NASA will slam a chunk of metal into a comet and see what happens. This kind of stuff is what makes NASA so freakin cool. Some scientist guy went to some Monday morning meeting and asked, "Hey: I just watched that movie Armageddon and cripes ...