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{ Daily Archives } Friday, August 2003

Some thoughts on Apple

JonBert posts some of his thoughts on what Apple could do to provide better customer service. Most of the ideas I don’t disagree with.. JonBert’s Blog

Are my trackbacks working?

I’ve been trying to use the URLs to ping feature on this weblog but it seems that I’m not actually URL pinging anyone. Is this thing even working? *sigh* I love technology sometimes.

GNU Servers have been 0wn3r3z3d

Got this story from here. Seems the GNU servers have been cracked by hackers since March…. ouch. I bet a code audit is now running to make sure nothing malicious has been inserted into the GNU code however that’s got to make you wonder since so many organizations use GNU tools. Good luck auditing it. […]

Whales Fart?

Yet another one from “JWZ”. Whales getting caught in the act. What did the scientists have to observe about whale flatulence? “It stinks.”

PhotoBlogs of the blackout

Got this one from BoingBoing. Seems some enterprising bloggers used their PhotoPhones and send pictures of the Northeast Blackout. Very interesting. I’d find it amusing it the cellular communications infrastructure went splat and all these bloggers all of a sudden found out ALL of their electronic communications methods were useless.

Outsourcing doesn’t mean Timezone problems go away

There’s a great article on the fact that oursourcing IT jobs to India (or wherever for that matter) won’t solve the basic problem of Timezone differences. This definitely makes sense. However… the ball has already been rolled to move quite a bit of IT work to India and it’ll take time for the management to […]