Monthly Archives: September 2010

Why I’m Annoyed with Western Digital and Others

Rapid end-of-life cycles are a disservice to the consumer. But there’s only one way to stop it… Continue reading

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Code Known as Flash Cookies Raises Privacy Concerns

From The New York Times: Code Known as Flash Cookies Raises Privacy Concerns From the article: “The technology, so-called Flash cookies, is bringing an increasing number of federal lawsuits against media and technology companies and growing criticism from some privacy … Continue reading

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Japan’s Strawberry-flavored Cheetos and other odd snacks

As tweeted earlier, I’m looking for a Japanese confectionery importer. Cucumber-flavored Pepsi, anyone? Continue reading

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Still searching for simple mobile java Twitter app…

A list of failures in trying to replace the long-used but now dead TinyTwitter on my cell phone. Continue reading

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Mercury Theatre Alum Arthur Anderson with Bob Edwards

The previously-postponed conversation between Bob Edwards and Arthur Anderson, alum of Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre and long-time castmember of Let’s Pretend has been re-scheduled; info here. Continue reading

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Still testing out the proxy…

Sorry, the only purpose of this post is to check out the SuperTweet.net proxy to oAuth. If that sounds like a bunch of gibberish, well, it kinda is. Twitter changed the way it accepts updates, requiring applications to use a … Continue reading

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Obituary: Harold Gould dies at 86; veteran character actor

From the Los Angeles Times: Obituary: Harold Gould dies at 86; veteran character actor Mr. Gould has been a guest of the Friends of Old-Time Radio Convention.

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Video game piracy: Is it good for business?

From CNN: Video game piracy: Is it good for business? This is an interesting if non-intuitive look at video game piracy and how to prevent it from disrupting the economics of video games. The opinion article suggests piracy, when actually … Continue reading

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I’m Looking for a New Set-Top Media Player…

I’m looking for a new set-top media player to replace the damaged-and-never-to-be-fixed WDTV. Continue reading

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Arthur Anderson was Bumped from Bob Edwards Show

Arthur got bumped this morning for a timely interview about the end of combat forces in Iraq. I’ll let you know as soon as I hear anything about the reschedule of this interview.

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