… is temporarily suspended due to technical difficulties. I am experiencing the equivalent of a denial of service attack from our friends in Turkey.
Commenting has been turned back on, but seems to be broken at least on recent posts. Sorry for the inconvenience. Should the situation persist in the morning, I’ll be here, waiting for SB.com to go back to normal.
Happy New Year!
Thanks, Gwen for the tip on this must see, soon to be viral video (or is it something that’s been around for years and I didn’t notice?)
Continue reading Polar Bear vs. Camera (guess who wins?)
When it comes to ease of use, there is no difference between a computer with Windows and a computer with Linux, assuming both systems are installed properly. That there is a meaningful difference is a myth perpetuated by Windows fanboys or individuals who have outdated experience with Linux. Also, the comparison that is often being made is unfair: One’s experience with a computer purchased as Best Buy or supplied at work, with OEM Windows already installed (see below) is being compared with a self-install of Linux onto an about to be discarded computer.
Continue reading Linux Ease of Use: Designing The Ultimate Grandmother-Ready Computer
The latest epic viral fail, designed for maximum wow factor but that hardly qualifies as an a-ha moment, is the Lake Superior University list of words to be banned in 2011. I heard the back story from my BFF, well, it’s not very interesting.
Some would say that Lake Superior U should man up and admit that language is flexible, and that it is pointless to refudiate neologisms such as “Mamma Grizzlies” if the American People want to live life to the fullest, linguistically, as it were. I’m just sayin’
If you think this blog post is interesting, please facebook it. If you want to know the source of this blog post, imma let you google it.