Category: Linkage

  • Sites that I wish weren’t down (an incomplete list)

    GeoURL (Wayback) Localfeeds Government Information Awareness (Wayback) Artificial Slip (Wayback) Dysfunctional Family Circus (Wayback, Story about its takedown) What am I missing?

  • Reuters TV RSS Feed

    While not exactly broadcatching, I’m consistently impressed with the World News from Reuters Television RSS feed (preview). They provide links to Real Video streams that show sometimes polished, sometimes raw television segments about world news. They show the fighting on the streets and the government hearings that are important news. Plus, it’s a peek into […]

  • Reminder

    Friday, May 7th 2004 is No Pants Day. That is all.

  • The All Seeing Eye of Coke

    Coca-Cola has developed a new can for their prizes that includes GPS to track their winners. It reminds me of the MagiCan promotion where money would pop up in winning cans, only much creepier. I wonder if it would be possible to probe these cans for winners based on their electronics? Given that the winners […]

  • HOWTO: How and Why You Would Want To Get Ogg Vorbis on iTunes

    Wherein I explain how to get Ogg Vorbis in iTunes, what the hell that means and why the hell you would do such a damn fool thing.

  • Email Worms, Spam and LOAF

    I just received an email from a mail server with the subject Symantec AVF detected a repairable/quarantined virus in a message you sent. I don’t know which of my computers is infected with the latest Windows email worm. Is it my Apple laptop at work, my Apple laptop at home or the Linux box that […]

  • The Porn Myth and gender politics

    From The Porn Myth by Naomi Wolf: At a benefit the other night, I saw Andrea Dworkin, the anti-porn activist most famous in the eighties for her conviction that opening the floodgates of pornography would lead men to see real women in sexually debased ways. If we did not limit pornography, she argued—before Internet technology […]

  • Look who’s blogging

    Wouldn’t you know it, there’s another weblog at a address: My brother Harold is getting into the game; stop by and check it out. He knows more about computers than I so expect some good commentary and technical insight.

  • Why isn’t Election Day a national holiday?

    Wherein I spread an idea whose time has come, that Election Day should be a national holiday.

  • New Design

    If you are reading the RSS feed or using a cached stylesheet, come by the site and shift-refresh. The building is Dr. Chase’s Steam Printing House, which was at the NW corner of Main and Miller in Ann Arbor in 1870. I got the picture from the Ann Arbor District Library’s Making of Ann Arbor […]