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So, is AT&T holding back?

So, is AT&T holding back?

No surprise that AT&T is weaseling as much as possible regarding network infrastructure expenditures and so forth, but what if it’s even worse? What if AT&T really is making all the infrastructure improvements they say, but those improvements simply aren’t “turned on” yet? The “whatever Apple is going to announce” is going to add a […]

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You Can Keep The Dime (1994)

You Can Keep The Dime (1994)

The dust mound grew with each sweep. Peter moved through the room, sweeping from end to end, making his way from one side to the other, moving the dust into a long mound on one side of the room. He pushed the dust mop slowly, taking slow strides, stepping, stepping, stepping, stepping, turning, stepping, stepping, […]

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3 sheets to the wind? What?

3 sheets to the wind? What?

Digital Daily has today’s LOL moment. Unless you’re an “All roads lead to Redmond” sort of person, don’t be drinking fluids while reading this. Even us Apple fans (no, not the Mac Macs, they’re just too weird) will accuse Apple (the previous Apple, anyway) of throwing technologies against a wall to see what sticks. It’s […]

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Novel snippet: Aphrodite Uncloaked

Novel snippet: Aphrodite Uncloaked

[Here is a snip from the beginning of a novel I wrote in the mid- and late- 90s. This is the first time any piece of it has been published online.] Whispers and murmurs scattered throughout the crowd. All walks of people were watching with their hands covering their mouths, their eyes wide in amazement. […]

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And so we meet again

And so we meet again

It’s been a bonanza week for learning various things about WordPress and actually, just how robust my own previous publishing system was. If you want to see the older system still in action (not all the content will be moved), click the “Old Site” link in the toolbar. (And see the “about” pages for more […]

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Napster: if at first you don’t succeed,

Napster: if at first you don’t succeed, try the same thing again

[Please note: This article was originally published on sentientfood.com on 11-Feb-2005.] Napster is at it again. As previously announced, and hyped with overpriced advertising space on the 2005 Super Bowl, they’ve released a new version of… wait for it… a music subscription service. Yawn. The market for subscription music is small Regardless of what all […]

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Food For Thought (c) 1995

Food For Thought (c) 1995

The Caurach guard stood at the doorway calling names into the gloom. “Tokmyr! Rekoi! Fomur! Shorakuk! Qeykari!” As they were called, each Porruka emerged from the darkness, passing the guard and lining up in the hallway. “Qeykari?” There was a pause. “Qeykari! Now!” Qeykari slowly moved into the light. The Caurach swung wide and backhanded him. […]

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Core Mac OS X and Unix Programming

Core Mac OS X and Unix Programming

[Please note: This article was originally published on sentientfood.com 3-Feb-2005.] What do you do with a book that’s essentially a $65 (reduced from the almost $100 when first published) advertisement for a $3500 training class? You dive right in to see just how much information you can get out of it. The book promises much […]

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