I finally had it with the phone company. I end up spending close to $100 most months with minimal long distance charges, and that seemed like way too much. So, I got my brother to refer me to Vonage (good for a month’s free charges) and ordered their service. Today the Linksys RT31P2 arrived. It [...]
Archive for date: January 21, 2005
NEWS.com.au | Giant squid ‘taking over world’ According to scientists, squid have overtaken humans in terms of total bio-mass. That means they take up more space on the planet than us. The reason has been put down to overfishing of other species and climate change. Or, it could be Lord Cthulhu, rumbling in the underwater [...]
If you thought $0.10 was expensive for an SMS message (and it is), for pity’s sake, how bad is $3.95 per message? Holy crap, how pathetic do you have to be to use a service like this?
Apparently over in Lisa’s world, her little one took a header off the bed and bumped his noggin. All seems to be well (phew!) but it put me in mind the story of my little sister (now, not so little, with four boys of her own). When she was little, she used to like jumping [...]
If you haven’t figured it out by now, I’ve been a geek for a long time. Twenty five years ago, my geekdom took the form of “gaming geek”. In high school this meant a mild spate of RPG games, but mostly wargames from Avalon Hill and a fair number of games from Steve Jackson. I [...]
I have to thank Russell Beattie for writing about StatCounter.com, the service that he uses to monitor his website. In the days immediately after the Apple Keynote, his website showed a significant bump in traffic. Neat. I decided to give it a whirl (for the level of traffic that I use it for, it is [...]