Viridian Design

I really like Bruce Sterling. I've written about his work before. But I'll be honest, I'm not really sure what he's going on about with regards to Viridian Design. It's a series that he's been writing since 1998, for ten...

Election maps

Election maps. This site demonstrates a point that I was talking about the other day. There is a lot fewer people in the "Bread Basket" then there are along the coasts (Including the Gulf of Mexico). I was relating the...

Moblog

I shut down my Moblog today. It turned up from some of the google searches I was doing with my various usernames over the years. Moblog is a place where you can send photos and it makes a little blog...

Where are you on the internet?

I've got a nice compact archive for the majority of my writings. Inspired by Steve Yeggie mentioning he found posts of 16 year old him on usenet (his chat here), I decided to look into me. I don't think there...

Big Picture

Sarah showed me Boston's Big Picture blog. [caption id="attachment_744" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="A man stands in the rubble, and calls out asking if anyone needs help, shortly after the collapse of the first World Trade Center Tower 11 September, 2001, in...

Full Circle

I'm hesitant to even mention what's going on politically and financially this week so instead I'll leave you with an excerpt from Franklin D. Roosevelt's first inaugural address that he gave March 4th 1933. The emphasis is mine. True they...

Moving Day

[caption id="attachment_733" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="My belongings in easy to transport containers."][/caption] Updating has been difficult lately. Mostly because I've moved! I'm now about 5 blocks further away from the hosue I grew up in. Every year I seem to go...

Windows update fails

I had a problem this week. I actually had the same problem lots of times. It was fustrating as hell. I had quite a few Windows XP instalations to do, with new employees soon to arrive at work, new laptops...

Yearly GPG Key

My GPG key for the next year can be found at his address. https://www.wizardcomputing.com/gpg/wizard-roborooter.com.asc I've had a few others for my roborooter.com address over the years, but somehow I always loose them. The private key that is. It's usually because...