Google shocked the Internet (or perhaps didn’t, those of us who were diehard RSS users kinda realized that there was a thinning in our ranks as people flocked to Facebook and Twitter as “feeds”) by announcing the impending death of Google Reader on July 1. I, like many others, am a bit annoyed by this. Fortunately I… Continue reading Rolling a Google Reader Replacement with Yahoo! Pipes, Readability, & IFTTT
One man’s diatribe on the horrors of blog publication, cross posting, and self-referential hell.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071130/od_uk_nm/oukoe_uk_italy_mafia_arrest Sometimes life just imitates art WAY too eerily…
Red Sox being Red Sox not enough in October Red Sox being Red Sox not enough in October He was proud. He was pleased. He was a peacock. He was behind 7-3. He and his Boston Red Sox were still well on their way to a 3-1 American League championship series deficit to the Indians….Celebrating… Continue reading Manny Being Manny
http://lifehacker.com/software/feeds/geek-to-live–create-your-master-feed-with-yahoo-pipes-235726.php LifeHacker has a great write-up on Yahoo! Pipes, a great new service that lets you take multiple RSS feeds and integrate, filter, truncate, and do other neat things to create a customized “pipe” or channel. I use it to take multiple RSS feeds and make them into one. Quite Cool Stuff!
The Ultimate Link Listing TrendMicro’s Online Virus Scanner (Housecall) http://housecall.trendmicro.com John Savill’s FAQ For Windows http://www.windowsitpro.com/windowsnt20002003faq/ SpyBot Search & Destroy http://spybot.safer-networking.de/en/index.html LavaSoft (Makers of Ad-aware) http://www.lavasoft.de/ Sites Good For Hardware Purchasing http://www.nextag.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.froogle.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.pricewatch.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.tigerdirect.com (Fairly Good Deals, Nice Selection) http://www.cdw.com (Selection Great, Prices Not – but if you… Continue reading Ultimate Link List
One of the most annoying plagues to hit the Internet in the past few years (aside from angst-ridden teenagers on MySpace, YouTube, etc…) is unsolicited commercial email advertising (i.e. SPAM). One argument I hear made time and time again is that the reason SPAM persists is that it works. People actually buy things as a… Continue reading Does Spam Work?
Man at Gun Show Shoots Himeself in Bathroom “Faribault Police Sgt. Richard Larson said the 59-year-old man shot himself while removing his gun from a hook in a bathroom stall while attending the 31st annual Faribault Rifle and Pistol Club gun show on Sunday morning.” Damn Enchiladas… guess i’ll duck in here and take care… Continue reading Stupid People Alert: Bang Bang
Stupidity Ok, so if the play calls for smoking, even the most vehement anti-smoking person must admit that this is a really stupid time to complain. It’s not like the entire cast lit up, it’s not like the audience did, etc.. Ugh.
Evolution vote nears, scientists fight back – Yahoo! News Evolutionary theory can explain a lot. However, it is a theory. Double stupidity here: It’s stupid to blatently force a theory on people, and it’s really stupid to NOT encourage people to question theories like they are handed down from the mouth of the “intelligent designer”… Continue reading Stupid People Alert: Evolution – the way it has to be.