Category Archives: Blog Notes

Ugh. Typos.

I seem to be making a lot of typos within the past two weeks. Reeze’s Law has been flattening me. (And it’s actually not his law. Someone on Twitter pointed out it’s someone else’s. Who, I can’t recall. But that’s … Continue reading

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December 9-10, 2017 Weekend In Review

The snow happened. Two inches where I am. Misery while it lasted and the next morning there was ice. At least it wasn’t the 3-5″ forecasted. Half of it melted and evaporated during the sunny Sunday. Wired magazine has a … Continue reading

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WTF Traffic Spike And Plagiarism

I’ve got inbound links from Tumblr, Issuu, fiverr, and Medium. The first three, I can’t get to at all. The link from Medium reveals me being ripped off: I don’t give a shit that it links back to my blog. … Continue reading

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The Crooked Game

Yeah, this ties in to the earlier post about the re-emergence(? did it ever disappear? No!) of corruption in the tech press. Just watch the video after the break. It’s short. It’s powerful. And then I’ll tell you why it … Continue reading

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Hey, Kids! Tech Press Corruption Is Back!

Riiiight. Like it really ever left! You would think everyone would have learned the lesson by now. It sunk some magazines in the pre-Net 1980s. It caused another scandal in the post-Net days that made the Federal Trade Commission step … Continue reading

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December 2-3, 2017 Weekend In Review

Saturday evening, from too far a distance, I saw that all-black unbranded carbon fiber electric scooter yet again, zooming north up the bicycle path. This time, going as fast as I’ve seen a Boosted Board! Sunday afternoon, I saw one … Continue reading

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Gone Until Monday (Maybe)

In the U.S. of A., the Thanksgiving holiday is here. I will be away from my keyboards starting Friday. And since returning the borrowed Asus craptab, I will be deviceless again. Unless I pop into a public library (I have … Continue reading

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Wires. I Hate Wires. And Connectors. Those Too.

I finally remembered to again research the problem with my primary notebook and found this: Report Compaq Presario CQ60 won’t turn on [Solved/Closed]. And was smacked in the face by this: 1. Remove the battery from the computer. 2. Turn … Continue reading

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Constrained Blogging

For the second day in a row, my primary notebook — and hand-me down HP/Compaq — has refused to power on despite my coaxing. It did this once before, but I was able to woo it back to life. This … Continue reading

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