• Archive for February, 2005

    Coffee voices

    by  • 2/28/2005 • humor, life • 0 Comments

    Nico’s telling me about how she was thinking that she’d make a coffee at ten o’clock in the evening a couple nights back; "I’m debating making a coffee and working on the book…" I interrupted her, questioning her assertion that she was in the middle of a debate. ?"A debate isn’t what happens when both […]

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    Hosted application risks

    by  • 2/27/2005 • life • 2 Comments

    I’ve been having a lot of trouble lately with services that I have provided by other people; DSL, web hosting, email applications, central spam checking services, and so on. It has not been a good week to trust that outside service providers won’t let me down. Sure, some of the service providers have been extremely […]

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    Big office move

    by  • 2/26/2005 • geek, life • 0 Comments

    It’s a busy "weekend" in my world.? One of the companies that I contract out my services to has their big office move this weekend, and I’m in the new office, setting up servers, workstations, telephones, and generally helping direct movers to the right cubicles.? It’s a real blast, especially when the telco drops the […]

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    Back to the spam karma drawing board…

    by  • 2/24/2005 • life • 0 Comments

    Spam Karma is coming across as WAY too effective… it’s banning everything right now… Comment #5 Reason(s): Used HTTP_VIA header. OSA: Code invalid/forged (IP potentially different). KARMA: -10 Treatment: hell Comment posted on Post ID: 7319 Added Author IP to auto-ip list (131.107.0.85). Added URL to auto-url list (scoble.weblogs.com). Author : Robert Scoble Email : […]

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    Paul Cellucci is an arrogant fuck

    by  • 2/24/2005 • angst • 15 Comments

    According to this piece of shit that is the American Ambassador to Canada, Canada has "relinquished sovereignty over its airspace" since we will not allow the Americans to host an over priced, under functional missile defense system on Canadian soil. So, we can either give up sovereignty over our airspace or over our land? What […]

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    Scoble’s going to love this…

    by  • 2/24/2005 • geek • 1 Comment

    Adrants posts about Microsoft’s so-called "Viral" ads for MSN Search. "Microsoft has launched an online viral campaign called MSN Found to aid in promoting its new search engine, MSN Search. The viral collects together six characters with their own weblogs which link together and out to MSN Search via odd search terms…which then link back […]

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    WordPress Upgrade successful?

    by  • 2/24/2005 • geek • 0 Comments

    Well, at least I don’t have to worry about rebuilding my database this time… I’m up and running with WordPress 1.5 now, and the next step is to install all those anti-spam plugins and stuff, and try to cut back on the latest influx of texas hold-em spam. I am no fan of the Kubrick […]

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    Things to do next; defeat Google’s auto linking

    by  • 2/23/2005 • geek • 0 Comments

    A little piece of javascript is going to be put into my templates here shortly, thanks to ThreadWatch. You’re not getting extra advertising linkage without cutting me in on the deal. I don’t care if you’re Google or Microsoft, it’s a dumb idea. I had trouble accepting Trillian linking words in IM to Wikipedia lookups, […]

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    Ev1.NET and Customer Support: a webhosting rant

    by  • 2/23/2005 • geek, life • 4 Comments

    I love when people use words that say nothing, and especially when they string them together into long-winded nothings; 2/23/2005 4:49:32 PM DataCenter Dear Customer, We have received your reboot request and are now adding it to the queue of reboots to be performed. This process involves the power cycling of your server and will […]

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    Ah, ‘Reality’ Television….

    by  • 2/23/2005 • life • 0 Comments

    From TV Guide’s interview with Wanda The Annoying Old Singer of Survivor fame; TVG: Did your singing do you in? Wanda: [Whispering] No. I know that they tried to portray that, but that is because they didn’t want it to come out that they stocked the show with young models. They did. Out of the […]

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