Ray Anderson on the business logic of sustainability

This is a talk from "America's Greenest CEO". He's transformed his petroleum intensive carpet tile company's business practices into a sustainable business practices. That's a fancy way to say he's shifted from taking from the earth to make carpet (which...

Is that an antenna in your pocket?

I'm cleaning up some old draft posts that I never wrote out. This one is even more relevant today then when I planned to write it. https://www124.americanexpress.com/cards/loyalty.do?page=expresspay http://www.engadget.com/2008/03/19/rfid-credit-cards-easily-hacked-with-8-reader/ http://www.difrwear.com/ I own a dirfwear wallet, and while it isn't perfect at...

100Mbit Internet

This post contains a little bit of bragging. My internet setup at work is pretty simple, we have two T1 lines (not counting our voip trunk or our DID lines but that's sort of telephone) going into two different Cisco...

DNS Changes

I've changed dsn servers today for roborooter and few other domains, let me know if you had a domain and it stopped working. Or if you can't send me email, jabber requests or anything like that. -Francis PS For the...

Slider Test and Throwie Video

Instead of writing up a nice post about the party and showing off my brothers awesome video he cut for the occasion I instead was playing with jQuery. Specificly testing out Ariel Flesler's ScrollTo plugin which I think is pretty...

Throwies Year Two

Two years ago I got a crazy idea. For my twenty third birthday instead of the usual drinking and debauchery we'd do something different. Most of my friends thought I was crazy and it was a stupid idea, but since...

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...

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...

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...