Category Archives: the Weblog
I am limited to 50 megabytes of Stuff in a Microsoft Office e-mail account. This causes me to spend a certain percantage of my work week juggling large documents to areas outside the e-mail system. Switching is not an option; … Continue reading
A car full of zombies flipped over on I-84 near Portland last night. No serious injuries, reanimations, Kellis-Amberlee amplifications or deaths occurred. Details here at IO9. Kellis-Amberlee details here (miragrant.com).
Some movies you go see for the ending. Others you go to for the spectacle. Others because it’s hot in Arizona, and the theater is air conditioned. Go see Cast Away, the new Hanks/Zemeckis movie, for the middle. See it … Continue reading
by Patrick Connors Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Surrey, here’s the Website of the Woking Martian. Woking, you may recall, got pretty trashed in the original War of the Worlds. H. G. Wells lived … Continue reading
by Patrick Connors Have Trouble with Einstein? Here’s the Theory of Relativity in words of four letters or less. There might be a quiz. The pointer came from Have Browser, Will Travel
by Pat Connors So there I was, bored and surfing, when bopping from site to site to site, I wound up on the Harlan Ellison Web site. Which is, I hasten to add, not maintained by Harlan Ellison, but by … Continue reading
From McSweeney’s Try this. I havn’t completely grokked McSweeney’s yet, but I am impressed. Give it a try.
I work at a nuclear power plant because I wanted to learn software quality control. It’s been two years on this project and quality control is just now beginning to be implemented. Maybe I should have gone to work with … Continue reading
by Pat Connors “Finally DARTH MAUL shows up for a prolonged fight sequence. Darth wears black boots, a black cloak, a black shirt, has a red lightsaber, wears red and black face paint, and has horns. He is EVIL.” Read … Continue reading
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