I had a massive flashback on Sunday. A flashback to the days of running a beat-up old car. Spending weekends underneath it, fixing something or modifying something else. A flashback of trips to the car wrecking yard, taking home something that ‘might just fit’, returning later to find something that’ll ‘surely bolt straight on’, before finally fixing and refitting the original part.
In case you are a hadn’t noticed, I’ve changed my main domain name. Gadgetophile.com still works fine and will continue to redirect all traffic to the new domain, but I just didn’t feel it described the site anymore. Back in the day I tended to focus mainly on gadgets, but the site has become so […]
This is brilliant. With my Genesis power bill I got not one, but two brochures telling me about how my power company is focusing on climate change. Two identical brochures printed on high-quality, bleached, heavy stock. I guess they’re not too focused on reducing wastage or energy spent on printing and processing. Here’s an idea […]
Like so many things I read, I find cognitive therapy to be basically codified common sense. The same thing applies to project management, money management, negotiation, ad infinitum. The market for books on the subjects makes me reconsider if these things are in face common sense. Still, I find a lot of excellent stuff when […]
No doubt you’ve heard about AOL’s colossal screw-up, whereby they released hundreds of thousands of ‘anonymous’ search queries for the purposes of public research. Downloaders quickly discovered that because each search term is tagged by a user id, it is very easy to look at the search habits of a particular anonymous surfer and discover […]