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Happy Birthday MacGyver!

Richard Dean Anderson, the guy who played MacGyver is 61 today. One of my teen heroes, I watched every episode if possible, and a big influence on my tech-geekiness I try to emulate this man at all times. That explains … Continue reading

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Questionable Content

http://questionablecontent.net Coffee of Doom, AnthroPCs (I want one) and funny as well. Don’t ask, just read it (Probably not something to share with anyone under 16.) and while you’re at it http://xkcd.com it’s better than Dilbert, really.

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China still rife with software piracy

Lots of reports today that Steve Balmer “noted the serious IP piracy problems that currently exist in China.” Balmer says that only 1 in 10 copies of Microsoft software used in China is purchased. Why do we trade with them … Continue reading

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Hey feature phone are smart phones too!

So you own a phone but it’s not one of the “smart phones” like the iPhone or an Android phone (and Windows Mobile.) No you own a Nokia or LG or Sony Ericsson and you know what although called feature … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs, you make a cute phone.

I was reading a news letter from IBM and the editor in his opening bit closed with something like “Steve Jobs you make a cute phone.” I thought to myself, yes, yes they do. The iPhone is cute. It does … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

It’s Christmas eve and we’re all hunkered down for the night and I thought it a good time to say Happy Holidays. For my brothers and sisters all the love the father has given me is yours as well. Let … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. This is my first post. I just switched from Live Spaces and it converted that space to this one. On the way over I noticed one weird thing, the time zones entries for Canada are strange. Let me … Continue reading

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6° rise in global temperature coming

There have been a few news items lately about "World on course for catastrophic 6° rise. From the UK’s The Independant: This and a lot of other stories in the last week point at the UN and Kyoto have been … Continue reading

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Earth ‘heading for 6C’ of warming

I was reading newws today and I happened onto this piece on BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8364926.stm While I understand that we have to try to slow global warming and this is going to require agreements and treaties, but I see the lack … Continue reading

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Computer security an oxymoron

Computer security exists only if the user f the computer knows that they need security and then only if they can keep ahead of the bad guys and that is not always possible. First by hiding (unless you are not … Continue reading

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