VIRUS WARNING !

snopes.com: UPS/FedEx Delivery Failure -The newest virus circulating is the "UPS Delivery Failure". You will receive an email from UPS Packet Service along with a packet number. NOTE: The word packet is mis-spelled on this line. It will say that they were unable to deliver a package sent to you on such and such a … Continue reading VIRUS WARNING !

Today’s Search – Computeristics

I use the word "computeristics" as a tag on this blog; broadly defined as a body of knowledge having to do with computers, software, programming, cyberculture etc. A related term is "computerist" which would be a person who uses computers, a computer enthusiast, or a practicioner of computeristics. A computerist is sort of like a … Continue reading Today’s Search – Computeristics

still more tiny computers…

These little ones are taking over... Anne T. Zelenka "writer, blogger, book author"'s Amazon Blog: The Netbook Competition Continues: Enter Lenovo Permalink Look Out Asus: Acer Joins the Linux Laptop Fray | OStatic Linux and OSS Keep Stirring Up the Sub-Notebook Market | OStatic

article about the cognitive effects of the internet…

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200807/google I just read this article and wanted to make sure I bookmarked it. The article describes the cognitive effects of widespread internet use. The author is not a Luddite; he points out positive as well as negative aspects of the web. He also traces how other changes in the media affected thought processes; such … Continue reading article about the cognitive effects of the internet…

some linkage…

some linkage from this morning's web surfing... Portal:Information technology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Information processing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Portal:Information technology/Featured articles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Glossy display - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - I saw this article while prowling the web this morning. Glossy displays are one of my big pet … Continue reading some linkage…

tiny computer

tiny computer - Google Search, subnotebook - Google Search, sublaptop - Google Search, ULTRAPORTABLE - Google Search, Mini-notebook boasts Linux, near-fullsize keyboard - I think the tiny computer is going to be the next big thing ! That last one from HP looks especially interesting...

notes…

Today was moderately busy at work. I expect tomorrow will be a pain in the ass. I got lots of exercise today: walked in the morning and at lunch time, cut the grass when I got home. I downloaded and installed Tetris and Asteroids on my tiny computer. I tried to install Second Life on … Continue reading notes…

friday….

Today is a very laid back Friday ! Things are pretty slow at the office today, and lots of people out. I got our IT guy to set up my tiny computer with a remote desktop connection to my office computer. So this very minute I am at work, at my desk, operating my office … Continue reading friday….