Archive for May, 2009
It seems that every single time I use a webpage with forms in it, something goes wrong. Okay, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration but not a huge one. This screenshot is from the Verizon site where I was setting up new service. I selected an option for Internet and TV, which was supposed to be [...]
In the midst of a series of bizarre dreams, my brain created one in which I blogged about the origin of my social security number. Of course, I had to give all of it as I explained why it had each number…. Sorry readers, my waking brain thinks that’s a bad idea.
Did you hear the great news? Tennessee’s House voted to allow people with “handgun carry permits” to bring their firearms into bars. This is one of those stories that is simultaneously so hilarious and terrible that you wonder if you can really make it any funnier.
One thing that’s always bothered me about touchpads is that they can be accidentally pressed while typing. In the past, I’ve used a mouse with my notebooks and just disabled the touchpad; however, I am now making more use out of having the notebook actually be mobile (and Splashtop, which allows me to nearly instantly [...]
My Asus N50-V notebook that I bought a few weeks ago came with Windows Vista on it. I knew that I’d dual boot Vista and Ubuntu, but I figured I would just wait the few days before the newest version of Ubuntu came out toward the end of April before installing it. That gave me [...]