Random Update

I ran out of time and energy for a while to keep some updates to the site. Sadly, I slipped up and started smoking again so it looks like I’m going to have to start that process all over again. Also of note, I’ve started a new job working the help desk at...

Shocking Customer Service

I have an install disc for Windows XP, and an upgrade license. I actually have all of the original discs for the upgrade path still. I have even been diligent enough to remove it from previous PCs when I have done a major platform upgrade. In other words, I have been...

Facebook Reaches Out With Beacon

It’s the online sensation that has swept the world – Facebook. Up until now, the data they have collected has been only what you provided them. Now with their new Beacon project, they’ve started to reach beyond the confines of their domain, and...

Entertainment Copyright and the Digital Age

Computers and the Internet have revolutionized how we communicate and share. Messages can be sent nearly instantaneously. Entire songs can be reduced to small files and portable storage devices can hold thousands of them. Video is rapidly joining audio in compact...

Add Digg To Blogger.com Posts

After a poking around the xml template for my site, and playing around with the Digg code, I’ve figured out how to add a Digg button to my posts. Listed below is a quick how-to for adding this functionality to your website too. Make sure your blog is set to...

Face Lift and Stupid Blogger Tricks

I decided it was time to clean up the page layout, tweak the AdSense to make it less annoying and add some modern features. One of the things I like is label clouds. It’s a nifty concept which before now I was never able to add to my site. I cannot take credit...