Fax Laws

Interesting article on the latest twist in the fax laws. I’m pretty torn about this issue. As the IT person for a small business I can tell you that trying to prepare for the day when we can’t fax anyone without their written permission has been burdensome, to the point where we probably won’t do…

Self Notes

Taking time to eat my lunch and check the aggregator, and noting things I want to deal with later: Firefox 0.9 released. Windows XP SP2 Release Candidate 2 Beyond Bullets -a PowerPoint blog that Scoble pointed to. Moving .PST files Geek News Central is talking about a wireless device that you can hook up a…

Excuse the mess

I’m reimaging a machine this morning. This one proved to be a little tricky as the hosed OS was masking an actual hardware failure. So while I knew I could fix the blue screens with a nice, clean reinstall, I couldn’t even start the reinstall until I identified that the RAM was bad. A quick…

Embedded cameras…

An interesting article and discussion over at PocketPC Thoughts about all the places that don’t allow cameras, for various reasons, and what people who still want to be able to take their cell phones and/or PDA’s with them are going to be running in to. Personally I think there are going to be more and…

The weekend

I need a weekend. Well no, actually, I need to go back to being on vacation. That was fun, this is not. By the way, the big project for the normally slow summer around here has me sitting on the task force to develop an ethics policy for the organization. While I won’t be writing…

Pipe dreaming

Some of you may remember that I’ve been advocating the use of a weblog for our work website for a very long time now. I think that, as a lobbying association, the work we do is very hard to define and having a day-to-day accounting of what sorts of things we do, or are involved…