nosuch.org

Mistakes were made

New York City meets Munich

Entries from December 31st, 2004

Oh Four No More

December 31st, 2004 · Comments Off on Oh Four No More · Personal

My New Year’s resolution for 2005 is to commit no New Year’s resolutions to this blog. Ooops. Oh well, I’m not doing much worse than last year. All I really want to know is why I’m not getting a “New Year’s Day (observed)” holiday from work. I don’t get today or Monday off, but from […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Danger crossing

December 30th, 2004 · Comments Off on Danger crossing · NYC

Who knew I was a mere three blocks away from two of the top ten most dangerous places in New York City? Dangerous, that is, if you are a pedestrian. I guess I’m just drawn to the danger. 42nd Street may be safer now that they’ve pushed out all the seedy porn stores, but they […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

The end is near, again!

December 29th, 2004 · Comments Off on The end is near, again! · Computers, Mac

John Dvorak, who gets paid to write outrageous technology speculation, is once again predicting Apple is doomed. I’m not sure which school of prognostication he subscribes to: Chicken Little or the Stopped Clock Theory. But in a recent article he spouts: As of December 2004, the Mac share as measured by online activity is 2.7 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Forum Lessons

December 28th, 2004 · Comments Off on Forum Lessons · How To, Internet

Things I’ve learned running a PHPBB forum: Use a good webhost. I made a mistake of thinking that hosting companies are all pretty much the same if you know what you’re doing. Big mistake. If you are trying to foster a community, spend a few dollars more a month and go with a bigger host […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Ho ho ho boy.

December 27th, 2004 · Comments Off on Ho ho ho boy. · Gaming, Personal

I turned the Christmas holiday into a five day weekend. That’s what happens when you are only allowed to carry over a fixed number of vacation days a year. Makes for a quiet office in December, that’s for sure. But I should stop kidding myself. When I’ve got time off, I never get around to […]

[Read more →]

Tags: