Archive for January, 2006


Thank you to all the folks that gave me kudos for running As you can see from my long post there, I will only take from digg and never give back. I will never submit stories, I will never report stories, I will never promote stories and I most certainly will never comment on […]

Pr1nt3r H@x0r


Just when you thought you’d secured your network. Now the idiots that insist on making life hell for Sys Admins have decided that hacking printers is the new hotness….This article over at ComputerWorld offers a brief look…



So here’s a question. The big no-no on digg is not submitting duplicates. Their submit function even checks for duplicate submissions by URL and god knows what else. It’s well known that the search functionality doesn’t work all that well, but I digress. My question is this. Why is it so bad that a post […]



In honor of Martin Luther King Jr..

As all one of you who read my blog realize, I frequent digg. A lot! I also submit a lot of stories that I find interesting. One thing that has frustrated me to no end is their word verification hoop that you need to dive through in order to submit a story. I almost NEVER […]

An article over at Ars has this to say about music in general “The accessibility of music has meant that it is taken for granted and does not require a deep emotional commitment once associated with music appreciation,” said music psychologist Adrian North. The study concluded that because of a greater than ever level of […]

This is a followup to my previous post regarding MSN Spaces and the pro-democracy blogger from China.Microsoft employees are now officially defending Microsoft’s removal of the offending blogger. They’re justifying it by basically saying that a business model will ALWAYS SUPERSEDE any basic human rights… In China, there is a unique issue for our entire […]