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This ad brought to you by…

June 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on This ad brought to you by… · Advertising, Angry, Gaming, Internet

When I click on a link to play the trailer for a video game, I don’t understand why I should have to watch an ad. The trailer already is an ad. If a company is making an online video to promote a game, they should be willing to pay for the bandwidth so potential customers […]

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Chips for dinner

May 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Blogging, Internet, Writing

One thing that lead to a decline in my blogging several years ago was Twitter. Using Twitter made me feel like I was “microblogging”. There was a sense of connectedness and activity, and yet it took less effort and felt very immediate. Once I started piping my Twitter feed on to the site, it felt […]

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On the mend

January 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on On the mend · Funny, Gaming, Internet, Sundry

I’m sick, so go play somewhere else. Here’s some ideas: Idiot Toys for gadget snark at its best. You can never go wrong with either Penny Arcade or VG Cats for your game-related web comics. Wonderland offers enjoyable and off-beat gaming commentary. And if you are just looking for chuckles, Matt at Defective Yeti delivers […]

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The Local Web

January 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on The Local Web · Internet, NYC

Snooping around the new EveryBlock NYC site for my ZIP code I learned a few things. My building management company is trying to be competitive by going after the “lifestyle market”. Apparently that’s the same market where you can ratchet up the rent the maximum amount allowed by law every year, unlike our previous management […]

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Routing around Twitter

March 27th, 2007 · Comments Off on Routing around Twitter · Internet, Twitter

I’ve found Twitter to be almost useless without the Twitter IM bot running. During the day I’ve been using the AIM client on my Sidekick to do my Twitter updates, but lately, that’s been impossible. I stumbled across a generic IM bot service called IMified that offers several hooks to various Internet services (like blog […]

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