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”….

Random thoughts at 1 AM

There’s an inherent flaw in using Google’s “pages like this” function. Some blogs can appear to be alike one day because they both discuss a certain topic, but may generally have very little to do with one another. This is especially true when you get a group of people talking about going to Gnomedex, because…

Neighborhood things

I was looking around, trying to learn more about this weblog neighborhood concept when I ran across Mark Pilgrim’s little Python script that lets you use the Google API. So I thought I’d search on this blog and see what comes up as a neighborhood. I took a quick copy of the page Mark’s script…

Once more, because I can

Scoble’s back with more response to my response below. Where shall we start? The average conference attendee can attend maybe 10 sessions in a two-day conference. You telling me there are webloggers who miss more than half an hour because of their 802.11 network settings? I’ve never seen anyone have any such problems. I wonder…

Three day weekend!

Yes, we here in the US have the three day Memorial Day weekend coming up, and Angela and I have almost nothing at all planned. That rocks! I know she could use the mental vacation, (I had mine earlier this week in Cincy) and I could use some quality geek time. I downloaded the zip…