Lately, the History Channel seems to have forgotten about history. Maybe their daytime programming is still history-oriented, but their prime-time programming has become quite skewed away from historical documentaries, and has embraced the Discovery Channel model: interesting shows, but not necessarily about history.
What happened to the historical programming? The History Channel used to show enough [...]
My Netgear WGR614 v6 router had served me faithfully for about 1.5 years, but it has been acting up lately: slowing traffic significantly, dropping connections, etc. This morning, it stopped routing packets to the WAN entirely. Will it work when I get home tonight, after being turned off all day? Perhaps. And if it does, [...]
I’ve gotten quite bored with writing about politics, or even thinking about politics. I used to engage in political debate with gusto, and enjoyed it, but now the whole enterprise just makes me weary. Maybe it’s something to do with turning 30.
Or, maybe it’s because of the stunning incompetence of the Republican Party. With a [...]
In addition to Windows Vista, we also have Microsoft Office 2007. I fired up Word, and my first thought was:
Where’s the damn menu bar?!
Hmmm. Obviously I need to play around with it more.
We just got a new box in the house, with Windows Vista Business installed, and I’ve gotten to play around with it a bit.
First impression: Too Much.
Too much eye candy. Sure, Aero is pretty — very pretty — but there’s so much going on that it’s distracting. Visual Overload. Fortunately, there’s a so-called “Classic” theme, [...]
Since re-enabling comments, I’ve received several spam posts. There are tools available that can screen and nuke spam comments, but since basically no one reads or comments on this blog anyways, it’s not really worth my time. So, bye bye comments.
As a reminder, let us not forget The Three Conjectures written by Wretchard back in 2003:
Conjecture 1: Terrorism has lowered the nuclear threshold.
Summary: The nuclear threshold — the point in which we attack (or counter-attack) with nuclear weapons — is crossed when an enemy has both the capability and the intent to use nuclear weapons [...]