Wrapup

Updates on my week so far: Mac is still crashing. More graphics work has been lost. Possibly going to work exclusively booted into OS 9 for now. (It can’t hurt at this point..) Massive amounts of research done (Thanks to Google) to show that a company has made deceptive, if not outright false, statements to…

Overblown

Discussion over at Lockergnome about Google’s ability to locate people when you type in their telephone number. If you read the comments it’s obvious that I think the whole thing is overblown, and things like this are being used by certain people to scare people about using the internet. What do you think? I’ll be…

Coming up

It’s been a pretty busy work morning, between figuring out why the backup didn’t run last night (turned out to be my fault, you really gotta be careful when you change the scripts to account for a schedule change so that you remember to change them back later! Go figure!) and helping correct some database…

Proving that there are stupid people in government everywhere..

I present you with Google being banned in China (link via Dane) and the Greeks banning all gaming, apparently they are unable to tell the difference between electronic illegal gambling and video games, so in their infinite wisdom they’ve decided to ban all electronic games. (link via Online Blog) More wonderful examples of how world…

Further Thoughts

I was thinking last night for a little bit about that EULA for Windows 2000 SP3, and some things occurred to me that I hadn’t thought of before. Now I’ll probably get flamed like hell for saying this, but after I got over the original knee-jerk reaction, I could see why Microsoft is doing this….

And the winner is

I am impressed. Andy managed to find the answer on Google. I wasn’t sure you’d be able to find the pronunciation and the history of the word Seanchai on there, but then I should know better than to ever doubt Google, eh? For the record the Seanchai were traditional Irish storytellers, and it’s pronounced “shawn-a-key”….