Posts Tagged ‘Money’

Daily Kos: State of the Nation

Daily Kos: State of the Nation Nothing much to add, but if you’re at all interested in the lovely circle-jerk that is banking, I invite you to spend a few minutes reading this excellent article at Daily Kos, that I think explains the situation in a way most people can understand (well, most non-inbred […]

Rogers iPhone pricing revealed (yes, Rogers is still retarded)

Rogers revealed its pricing scheme for its Canadian 3G iPhone plans today. They suck ass, which is precisely what we’ve come to expect from the only national telecom that’s even dumber and greedier than Bell. There’s a petition online. Like all petitions, it probably won’t do a damned thing, but it says “fuck you” […]

$620M for Quebec manufacturers hit by loonie rise

$620M for Quebec manufacturers hit by loonie rise If you’re too lazy to read, the Liberal government is issuing tax cuts and other beneficial adjustments to help struggling Quebec manufacturers whose business has been negatively affected by the rising value of the Canadian dollar. Real cute. While all of us consumers are enjoying […]

Apple cuts 8GB iPhone price to $399 – Engadget

Apple cuts 8GB iPhone price to $399 – Engadget And people are pissed off about it! And I’m pissed off at these people! The same brainwashed idiots who stood in line two months ago to get a goddamned iPhone are now bitching about the price drop, whining about resale value and how they feel […]

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.

Domain tasting

Domain tasting, from Wikipedia
This is a throw down. The practice known as “domain tasting” or “domain kiting” must be put to an end. It is unethical and just plain sneaky.

Optimus Maximus: 113 keys of ignorant consumerism

Optimus Maximus: 113 keys, ready to pre-order – Engadget
If you’ve been paying attention at all, you’ll know that the overhyped design shop known as Art Lebedev has been teasing the world with this outrageous keyboard for years now. After a few pre-pre-pre-releases just to remind us they’re still attention whores, they’re now accepting pre-orders for the notorious keyboard where each key has its own personal OLED display