Archive for June, 2007

The Art of Computer Maintenance

What is the Art of Computer Maintenance ? It’s the difference between you and me. It’s what makes my PC fast, reliable and long lasting (graphics cards excepted) . It’s an oil change for your PC, a set of good habits and practices that are cheap, quick and easy. Some of the most important things […]

Spammers that kill!

E-Mail Scam Includes Hit-Man Threat – Federal Bureau of Investigation Have you ever received threats from some rap-blasting oregano-selling sticker-hoarding honda-driving meatbag ? Well now you can get the same thrills without leaving your desk! Death threats by email, from someone you don’t know! What I find absolutely hilarious is that the […]

Why do computers still suck ?

I’m not talking about Acer, Sony or any other scam shop’s unreliable products. I mean computing in general. Why is it that in 2007, computers are still really flakey and crash-prone, they’re still quite a bit complicated for the average person, and they’re still a royal pain in the ass to program and debug ? […]

How to Stop Warez Pirates: Ask Them Nicely!

How to Stop Warez Pirates: Ask Them Nicely | TorrentFreak It’s all in the headline, folks! It’s an article about an independent software developer who simply asked a warez group to stop pirating his software. Not surprisingly, they immediately complied with his request. You see, the “real” pirates don’t do it for profit, […]

Church of England upset over cathedral's depiction in Sony game – ArsTechnica

Church of England upset over cathedral’s depiction in Sony game Ah yes, the Church of England, brainchild of King Henry VIII, one of history’s most outrageously shameful crackheads, right up there with Rasputin and Jerry Falwell. I’ll keep it quick, so someone please explain to me what the difference is […]

TorrentSpy ordered to start tracking visitors – CNet News.com

The article at News.com.com.com.com 😛 You’ve got to love California and their Hollywood legal system. A federal judge has ordered TorrentSpy.com to start tracking its visitors’ habits, as part of the discovery process in their suit against the MPAA. It just keeps getting better and better (and by that I mean WORSE). You […]

Passive income – a long term goal

Who is Bill ? At one point I was defined as “an angry coagulate of superior intellect and vast technoculture”.
Well yes, I am those things. More importantly, I’m a guy who has hardly ever cared for tradition. One time-honored tradition of the human race is to work until you’re very old and/or dead. Give 40 years to a company, build up a retirement fund, and hope to have enough life in you to enjoy it. I consider that mentality obsolete in the 21st century.