Archive for August, 2010

A strange town – For the Win

August 10, 2010Toad 2 Comments »

This is a short clip out of Cory Doctorow’s new book For The Win.  It doesn’t have to much to do with the rest of the book (mostly), but I thought it was interesting.  The book is a fictional tale about virtual gold farming and the rights of gold farmers virtual workers. So far I [...]

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Mantopia

August 9, 2010mike Comments Off

What is Mantopia? Is it a place where beer and women frolic hand and hand? A place where sports are on 24/7 A place where there are always enough people for a LAN game? A place where 500hp and 500ft/lbs is the norm… in your motorcycle? Or is it just a place where you’re given [...]

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Worst day ever!

August 9, 2010mike Comments Off

The worst day ever! Ok, maybe not ever, but surely one of the worst days as far as time WASTED was the day I got the Antivir Solution Plus Virus… say what? Yeah that virus is wicked!  And my own fault.  It comes in looking like a regular Windows Update (down by your clock) it [...]

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Last.fm vs. Pandora

August 9, 2010mike Comments Off

Last.fm vs. Pandora I’m sure you’ve heard this one before, which is better? I guess it depends on what you’re looking for.  Pandora has apps, apps all over the place.  Last.fm has quite a few now too, but none for the Palm webOS, which would make the most sense, since I can Pandora AND do [...]

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Problems with the Pre and a lecture in manufacturing

August 8, 2010mike Comments Off

If you are even a semi-regular reader of this site you will know, I have a Palm (HP) Pre.  Yes the original one for Sprint, and got it shortly after it came out (a week or two, yes I’m a geek). If you’re even a semi-regular reader of life you will kn0w not to buy [...]

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