Strange Proximity-Related Goings On

Things are weird around me. Yeah, stop snickering. It’s because I’m weird…like I haven’t heard that before. It’s pretty well documented that my mere presence will make things start behaving differently. Just like your car mechanic’s presence will stop the car from making that noise, my presence makes computers work. Well, most computers except mine….

Social Networking Using Virb

I was browsing along the other day when I found a pretty neat social networking website. There is nothing that really stands out about it other than the amazing looks it has. One thing on it that you don’t see in many other social networking websites is that it has the ability to pull in…

Be a Better Blog Commenter

Say something relevant to the post itself. Come up with a comment more interesting than “I agree” or “Me too”. It’s not that tough to stretch out a thought beyond two words. Why do you agree with the post? What was your own experience? Most blog comments are on the short side. Find a bit…

War Crimes

The Mahablog brings us a conversation between Rachel Maddow and Jonathan Turley, an expert on Constitutional law, about the possibility that members of the Bush administration could be prosecuted as war criminals by an international court of law.The Mahablog » War Crimes

T. Boone Pickens Wind Farms – There Is One Major Problem

After reading about T. Boone Picken’s adventures in wind power, and his ambitious goal of producing enough electricity to replace 20% of the power currently generated by natural gas, it reminded of what California has been doing for over 25 years. Just outside of San Francisco back in 1981, a wind farm was erected in…

Killer Advertising

It seems that for-hire killers advertise online, in Mexico. The offered services presents itself in a mainstream fashion: “Mexican police are investigating a number of classified ads on the internet which purport to be from hitmen offering the services. The ads can be found alongside ones for private tuition or domestic help.” link: Mexico probes…

Do Dual Credit. It’s Worth Every Penny.

Let me explain my revelation. You see I went to New Maverick Orientation up at the University of Texas at Arlington on Thursday and Friday. At the end of the orientation on Friday we were able to sign up for our classes. Anyways, before that we saw our academic advisers, mine being Linda McQuaid for…

Netflix Says Profiles Not Going Away

When Netflix announced that the company was going to eliminate multiple profiles for the same account, many Netflix users were troubled by the news. Troubled to the point where their voices were raised in a choir of protest that must of hit a cord at Netflix. The movie rental company has decided to maintain profiles…

Data Breach at Williamson County Schools

In what will be a costly error, more than five thousand students of Williamson County Schools had their personal information posted online. This included their social security numbers, along with their names: “…Now the county could lose some federal funding because of the mistake. The school district had to notify the Department of Education because…