Category: Personal

May 15 2009

Memo to HQ 8AF/PA

Is somebody throwing away my FOIA requests at Barks­dale AFB, LA?

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Apr 09 2009

One step closer to a Ragpicker

Netbooks bring us one step closer to Jeff Dunte­mann’s vision of a full-blown com­pu­ter lurking under a Star Trek com­mu­ni­ca­tor…

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Mar 15 2009

Let’s call Wikipedia what it is — a documii

Calling it an encyclopaediae won’t suffice, as it doesn’t signify a mass plural noun. The shortened form “wiki” won’t suffice, as that term now describes any given single compendium of knowledge. I’ll admit ‘wikii’ would suffice, but I strongly suggest we need a dissimilar word to avoid confusion, as it’s too close to both “wiki” and “wikia”…

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Feb 16 2009

I hereby declare my hometown

My hometown is Wellman, Iowa. It’s where I buried the love of my life. It’s where I buried my heart. And it’s where I’ll be buried someday…

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Feb 01 2009

Why does a FedEx package go +1,200 miles?

Why carry a package 160 miles? Just before it reaches its destination, put it on a 1,200-mile round trip to another state…

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Jul 18 2008

2008 SIAF banquet opening speech

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

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Jul 14 2007

2007 SIAF banquet opening speech

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

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Jul 15 2006

2006 SIAF banquet opening speech

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

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Jul 17 2004

2004 SIAF banquet opening speech

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

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Jul 21 2001

2001 SIAF banquet opening speech

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

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