A couple of weeks ago, I received yet another sales call from Discover Card. This time, they were trying to sell me some sort of “payment protection” insurance. I told them “no, I’m not interested”.
Yesterday, I received a letter in the mail welcoming me to their payment protection program. Those fuckers. Now I remember why [...]
I went to visit Moleskinerie today, and found a GoDaddy “parked” page in its place. WTF?
Update: Apparently a large power outage in San Francisco has knocked out a major data center. Other websites, including Craigslist and NetFlix, are also down.
I did a fair amount of riding around town on Monday (rode to the power company as well as work). On Tuesday, I rode to the gym for the first time. At the gym, I played basketball for the first time in a year. I then rode to work, and later rode home.
On Wednesday morning [...]
I rode my new bicycle to work for the first time today. While riding down my street, a cager almost struck me while backing out of his driveway; he only stopped after I yelled “WHOA!” at him several times. I think for commuting in town, I’m going to need an airhorn; this one looks promising. [...]
I was logged into my blog with IE (I usually use Firefox) when I noticed the following button at the bottom of every admin page:
This takes you to a page that declares, “Internet Explorer can make your computer unsafe. Why not switch to a browser that’s more secure?”. This button only appears when using WordPress [...]
I just acquired a new bicycle: a Redline Conquest with some modifications (straight handlebar, etc.) to be more beginner- and commuting-friendly. My plan is to ride the bicycle to work and to the gym, because I badly need more cardio exercise.
This morning, I took the bicycle out for my first ride. I rode up a [...]