Monthly Archive: April 2004

The Ross Show 0

The Ross Show

Funny.  Ross is live on camera today, doing employee reviews and letting us all watch the process….sort of a slow-mo version of the Subservient Chicken website.  Subservient Cow, perhaps?  Don't bother; I don't think...

Calling a .NET assembly from VB6 0

Calling a .NET assembly from VB6

Today, after beating my head against a wall for two days straight, I managed to break through. Here's the scenario:  A client uses data from various sources, much of it extracted from web pages...

I’m game… 0

I’m game…

“And what will Ripper take?”           – “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”, Scholastic, Inc. Your turn… Grab the nearest book Open the book to page 23 Find the fifth sentence Post the...

Tucows + Boardtown…more info 0

Tucows + Boardtown…more info

Elliot goes into more depth on the whys of the Boardtown Acquisition (which I wrote about earlier).  All the reasons that I suspected, and a subtle hint that Tucows may be heading toward a...

TrumpZilla 0

TrumpZilla

Here's a funny online Trump game…blow enemy airplanes out of the sky by lobbing The Donald's toupees at them.  Win a level and Trump gives you a reward.  Lose, and YOU'RE FIRED.

Docu-drama 0

Docu-drama

Here's some followup on my earlier post about the 9-11 Commission and documents that had been withheld. In that post, I was quoting a Denver Post article in which former Clinton aides complained that...

Kudos to the Hon. Sen. Zell Miller 0

Kudos to the Hon. Sen. Zell Miller

I won't reproduce the whole thing here, but Zell Miller (D-Ga) delivered a fantastic commentary about the usefulness of the 9/11 Commission on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Mar 30.  Here's the...

Tucows to acquire Boardtown 0

Tucows to acquire Boardtown

Now, this is an interesting development. Boardtown is the maker of an ISP billing package called Platypus that's generally regarded as one of the better ones in the industry (along with Rodopi, Emerald and...

Mea Culpa 0

Mea Culpa

Earlier, I reported that Blogware blogs' RSS feeds don't get autodetected by NewzCrawler because of an error in the HTML that Blogware generates.  Not so. I think it's more accurate to characterize it as...