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Rants

The new AT&T logo is bad

The new AT&T logo, the one cre­at­ed for SBC’s trans­for­ma­tion back into AT&T, a process that rumors say might also swal­low up Cin­gu­lar (for­mer­ly AT&T Wire­less), that new logo is, well, awful. Admit­ted­ly, the old AT&T logo has a bit of a PAN-AM feel to it, I can see that it cer­tain­ly need­ed some updat­ing, […]

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Culture

Tales of the Golden Monkey

Today at lunch some­one offhand­ed­ly men­tioned the island of Bora-Bora, and I had a vivid flash­back to Tales of the Gold­en Mon­key, a TV series from 1982, star­ring Stephen Collins. I saw it on TV in Spain, dubbed, some­time in the mid-eight­ies, and even though it only ran one sea­son, I loved it. So I […]

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Technology

802.11n is real, film in 2007

It looks like the next gen­er­a­tion wire­less spec­i­fi­ca­tion has final­ly made it out of com­mit­tee. 802.11n promis­es up to 600 Mbps wire­less data trans­fers (com­pared to 54 Mbps for 802.11g, the cur­rent spec­i­fi­ca­tion). There were some pol­i­tics pre­vent­ing it, and some pol­i­tics in the approval, and appar­ent­ly some pol­i­tics in the imple­men­ta­tion, but the gist […]

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Me and my life

Work work work work

I have paused my blog­ging to work. Today, I spent eleven and one half hours at work. About eleven of which were actu­al­ly work­ing. Oh woe is me. But real­ly, it has been pret­ty intense since a cou­ple of weeks before Christ­mas. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, the end prod­uct (the end is Fri­day the 13th, upcom­ing) is noth­ing […]