Archive for August, 2010

No, I’m not a wizard.

Posted: 30th August 2010 by Chris in Web
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I’m in banning more IP addresses from referral spammers today and have a little time for a quick aside. In the last week, I’ve been asked to help with several home networks. Three times I’ve been asked how in the world I knew what the routers’ IP addresses were. I’m not a wizard… There are [...]

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 [...]