Archive for the ‘General’ Category

I so want this

Posted: 14th August 2010 by Chris in Biking, Denver, General
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Today I read a little Wallace Stevens and I tuned my bike. And look what popped up via the Starving Artist Cafe: Attain

The Google Gambit

Posted: 14th August 2010 by Chris in General, News, Web
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The Google and Verizon deal. Man, it’s got to suck to be Verizon at this point. I bet they thought they had a powerful ally in Google and were slobbering at the chance to cash in. It’s pretty plain to see that Google can’t lose in this scenario. Net neutrality = big win. Tiered internet [...]

Half full or half empty?

Posted: 8th August 2010 by Chris in General, Rant
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It’s all over the news recently, Bill Gates and 40 billionaires will give away half of their wealth, to charity. I have a better idea. How about instead of giving away fish, you teach people to fish. Small business and the middle class are in trouble. If you want to help, how about some low [...]

Dogs and soap.

Posted: 27th July 2010 by Chris in General, Web
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Who knew? Fight club style soap (minus the midnight run) and dog training. This will be a hoot.

Old-schooling a website…

Posted: 3rd July 2010 by Chris in Development, General, Web
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… for my buddy Sparky. And it’s fun! Gonna throw a bit of HTML 5 in there just for shits and giggles. I’ll let you know how it goes.

Occasionally, lucidity abounds.

Posted: 22nd June 2010 by Chris in General, Web
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I hit a birthday this weekend, and some stuff happened back home with my grandmother that got me thinking. I put up a site a while back, and I guess it’s time to start pushing it: The first badge kind of says it all.

What has happened to Joe Lieberman?

Posted: 2nd June 2010 by Chris in General, News, Rant, Web
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Seriously folks, he has turned into a serious hand-wringer. “Emergency Powers” to take control of civilian networks? What in the world is he thinking? If we get attacked, I say we just issue /b/ carte blanche to respond. I have more faith in those guys than I do in turning networks over to the government. [...]

And Cortez burned his ships…

Posted: 28th May 2010 by Chris in General
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… so that his men were properly motivated. I’m not sure that actually happened. But I’m all in now, lets see if I can keep the proper motivation! A side note. I’m on page 2 of Google Image search for “iPoop”, I’m not sure that’s an honor.

Hmm, Facebook filtering.

Posted: 18th May 2010 by Chris in General, Web
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I posted the following to my Facebook page and all of a sudden, my profile didn’t show it and chat was disabled: Check your privacy settings while waiting for Diaspora to come out: Could be a routine Facebook error, but I’m wondering if “Diaspora”  or the link triggered a filter. Update. It did finally [...]


Posted: 18th May 2010 by Chris in General
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So much for quick and nimble…