How can we screw you today?

I’m amazed that more people don’t suffer from depression. I’m feeling it a bit at the moment, and I tend to get “Monday Blues” on the odd occasion. THAT sucks. I really sympathize with people that suffer from long term depression. While there isn’t normally a…

StumbleUpon Respond

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StumbleUpon is no longer cool

Dear StumbleUpon, Thanks for enabling the functionality that not only sends a stumble to a person’s toolbar, but spams them via email too. And especially thanks for enabling that and making it OPT-OUT instead of OPT-IN. It was fantastic to discover that I had received tons of mail referring…

Bah! Werewolves

I hate movies / tv series that depict werewolves as actual wolves. How boring. I much prefer the half man half beast type creature of popular monster movies.…

Beware of the domain scams...

Back in 2004, I wrote about a company doing domain scams – trying to scare people into thinking that someone else was trying to register domain names that are similar to their own. It seems this practise has become very popular, as I am seeing many of these types of scams…

Chat Splat

This took place on GTalk a moment ago: 1:36 PM Alexander: i know i know ok 1:37 PM so this thing works very well now it's a question of playing with it and test it with posterous me: the more you play with it the harder it gets…

Jackasses Abound

It’s lunch time, and I walked into a spicy fast food joint in the mall across the way from where I work. It’s fairly early for lunch, being 11h30-ish, but I like it since there’s no crowds, and no queues. A guy is standing quite far back…

I hate traffic!

This week has been a trial with regards to getting to work and getting home from work.  The traffic and problems on the road have reached nightmare levels. On a good day, it takes me about 40 minutes to get to work in the morning. The same for getting home.…