Monthly Archive: May 2003

How Stupid is This? 0

How Stupid is This?

The TSA must have had some help from their lawyers when they prepared the “Are You Travelling With Children” page on their website: ALERT! Babies should NEVER be left in an infant carrier while...

Suit Claims Visa, Mastercard And Amex Profit From Fraud 0

Suit Claims Visa, Mastercard And Amex Profit From Fraud

Now here's something that's interesting to anybody who's doing e-Commerce.  The credit card companies definitely do stick it to the merchants when it comes to fraudulent transactions, and they walk away enriched. Suit Claims...

Well, which is it?  You want I should freeze or get down on the ground? 0

Well, which is it? You want I should freeze or get down on the ground?

Funny.  Scanning headlines I ran across this: Moosifer writes “Computerworld reports that in order to step on fewer 802.11b toes, the IEEE has reduced the actual throughput of 802.11g in its latest (and allegedly...

NewzCrawler 2

NewzCrawler

I've been using NewzCrawler as an aggregator lately, and I like it a lot. (Haven't you noticed that the number of posts is up exponentially?). The biggest drawback I see to using an aggregator...

Ultralite Laptops vs. Big Desktop Replacement Laptops 1

Ultralite Laptops vs. Big Desktop Replacement Laptops

Glenn Reynolds is playing with a new toy today, but reading his post, it occurs to me that I hardly ever touch a desktop computer anymore.  Several months ago I bought a new Dell...

Moving Data from one Database to Another with PHPAdmin 0

Moving Data from one Database to Another with PHPAdmin

Dean Peters over at Heal Your Church Web Site has been up to something with his blog.  Reading his post was like deja-vu for me, since I just went through something similar.

Federal IT security budgets to bloom 0

Federal IT security budgets to bloom

Well, this might be a positive sign… Federal IT security budgets to bloom Spending by federal agencies on information technology security will grow seven percent a year, according to a new study  [via CNET...

Taking The Photographer Out Of Photography 0

Taking The Photographer Out Of Photography

TechDirt always seems to find thought-provoking articles to post.  Here's an interesting post and link to a store about some new technology that HP is developing that will essentially allow you to create a...

It’s Global Anti-Spam Day – But There’s Nothing You Can Do 0

It’s Global Anti-Spam Day – But There’s Nothing You Can Do

I second this emotion… It's Global Anti-Spam Day – But There's Nothing You Can Do I really had no idea that today is “Global Anti-Spam Day”, which is apparently being sponsored by Yahoo to...

An Introduction to Extreme Programming 0

An Introduction to Extreme Programming

ZDNet has published an interesting primer on Extreme Programming. [via Moreover – ZDNet] Also, see the XProgramming website.