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One of the best headlines I've seen in awhile

That diaper-donning spaced-out Lisa Nowak gets chided with, "Love triangle kidnap pampernaut preps wingnut defence".  I found it good for a chuckle.  Also good is their follow-up line, "Nowak team cites neck-up check-up".

Hats off to you, The Register!

Posted On Wednesday, August 29, 2007 6:57 PM

Time to buy an iPhone
Looks like the iPhone has been set free by the persistent guys at iPhoneDevWiki. No doubt the discovery will send the stock prices of Apple and T-Moble upwards. This post is aimed to those technical souls out there who want to give it a try. It's a concise look at all the steps necessary to get the job done and enjoy much cheaper iPhone service when traveling overseas. (Don't get stuck with a $12000 bill!) A quick look at the second phone ever unlocked in this way: George Hotz who worked closely ......

Posted On Saturday, August 25, 2007 3:53 AM

I've got a confession to make about last week's business trip
It seemed innocent enough to me. And to some of you out there (like Alex Bransky and Trisha Lacey) what I did last week will probably sound like a great idea. To others (like George Bush -- BTW thanks for reading my blog man) it may seem unAmerican. But I'd do it again, in a heartbeat! What is it, you're no doubt wondering? While making travel arrangements for a business trip to Washington D.C. I decided to skip the rental car entirely and bring along an electric scooter, checked as baggage. It's ......

Posted On Sunday, August 19, 2007 8:21 PM

Time to brace ourselves for more identity theft
Bush's immigration regulations will be in place in 30 days, requiring working immigrants to have social security numbers or be fired. Correlate this with the recent discovery that Mexicans are not sending as much money back home, and it looks like we've got a definite trend going on. Increased security at the borders is playing a part in this. It will be interesting to see how this all plays out in the latter part of the decade with higher construction costs, more expensive produce, hotel rooms, ......

Posted On Saturday, August 11, 2007 12:59 AM

SuperHappyDevHouse in Phoenix today

The inagural meeting of Phoenix SHDH starts in a few of hours on the way, WAY SouthEast part of town.  Just about the furthest part of the valley from where I live.  Still worth attending!  Maybe I'll set up a webcam so you guys can join in the fun.  If I do then I'll edit this post and add a link for you to check out all of us happy coders hanging out.

Posted On Saturday, August 4, 2007 6:21 AM

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