Dec 02 2010

Does Pentagon forbid military retirees to read stories about WikiLeaks?

My letter to USAF’s #2 lawyer went unanswered. He didn’t clarify if I’m forbidden to read WikiLeaks press coverage if those stories contain classified data…

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Jul 17 2010

2010 SIAF banquet opening speech

The written speech delivered at the Software Industry Awards Foundation banquet held in Dallas, TX.

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Apr 23 2010

ICU nurse insists cell phones not a threat to patients

You know those hospital signs that insist your cell phone can disrupt pacemakers and heart monitoring equipment? It’s not true. I’ve got the audio to prove it…

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Dec 08 2009

Twix.com customer support fail

The folks at Twix failed to respond to two online reports of a bad box of candy bars…

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Aug 30 2009

Plush toy fail

Who gives their kids a plush toy syringe to play with in this day & age?

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Aug 27 2009

I-Wireless aircards can’t reach Wikipedia

{Updated!} Routes have been down for weeks to the world’s most popular encyclopedia. As bizarre as it may sound, I may actually be the only Iowa resident who cares to surf to Wikipedia on an aircard…

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Aug 10 2009

Things OnStar® can’t do for you

I’ve got only the kindest words to say for the voices that talk to me inside my rearview mirror. But let’s face facts: the OnStar product itself isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Indeed, it lacks some “vital” features in my humble opinion…

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Jul 29 2009

Another trek to visit my wife’s grave

“I used to go every day. But. It. Hurt. Too much…”

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Jul 19 2009

2009 SIAF banquet opening speech

Yours Truly exercises his speaking skills at the Shareware Industry Awards…

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Jul 17 2009

Steekr’s low password entropy

Twitter suffered yet another security PR nightmare thanks to a weak password. Coincidentally, a mature antivirus firm chose that moment to advertise an online file storage service with passwords limited to only letters and numbers…

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