Archive for 2007

Internet Bandwidth Concerns

( Mind Cramp andWWW )

I received an interesting news article in my RSS feed from CBC today. It was all about an American report about how the Internet is nearing capacity. (You can read it here) I just loved their line… The company is not predicting that the internet will collapse, but it will get very slow. “Overall, transmitting […]

A Thrown Gauntlet via Outlook

( Windows )

So, I was mentioning to my wife this morning about the latest “Train Wreck” of an idea that Microsoft(MS) implemented. It would appear that they are trying to yet again rewrite a standard, this time with Outlook. Anyone who uses a different email package (instead of Outlook) has of course complained about the poor quality […]

Quebec City Internet Challenges

( My Time andWWW )

So we just did a mad dash to Quebec City and back last weekend. Five hours there, four hours back. Suffice to say all those MP3 Vaudeville CD’s I made (you can read about that here) paid huge dividends. We only had to play “Geography” for 2 hours! This trip created two technological challenges for […]

Help Change the World with OLPC

There is a great Chinese quote out there, the original by Lao Tzu, I think: Give a man a fish you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. I actually went searching for a slightly modified version of this, which many of todays great teachers […]

Multilingual Google

( My Time andWWW )

So once again, Google saves my butt… but let me start at the beginning. I love Ebay. It is without a doubt one of the best shopping resources in the world. If you can’t find what you are looking for on Ebay, it probably can’t be found. As a result I usually drop in at […]