And drinking the leftover bottled water. And we will not speak of the shotgun you got as a looter-deterrent. Anyway, both Wired and the NY Times have a look back at the Armageddon that never materialized 10 years ago.
And for your listening pleasure ...
(Still can't get the lyrics right, even after all this time.)
Looking back: Engadget has a really meaty post titled "Ten years of BlackBerry". I'm not a BBerry fan -- I'm appalled at the software (including the Web browser) that I see on my boss' Curve -- but I can't wait to finish reading this article.
Wired reports that Judge Stephen V. Wilson of the U.S. District Court for Central California ruled last week that BitTorrent search engine isoHunt, as well as other torrent sites operated by Gary Fung, violates copyright.
(Rick, IÂm shocked -- shocked! -- to find that gambling is going on in here!)
Here's something I missed 2 weeks ago: the city has agreed to purchase the hardware from the failed Wireless Philadelphia project for $2 million. That's not a bad price, even considering that EarthLink, the service provider, couldn't even give it all away.
Philly's not going back into the ISP business, however:
I recently blogged about the not-so-top-secret Google phone that everyone (but me) seems to have seen and touched and worshipped.
Thanks to a moronic terrorist wannabe, The TSA has enacted more fun rules and regs for your comfort and protection on international flights:
Here's the Jenkins holiday schedule:
Yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that Microsoft must remove the custom XML code from its Office software suite by January 11, 2010 and pay Canadian firm i4i $290 million for infringing on its patents. You may recall that back in early September Microsoft asked the Fed Circuit to stay an injunction handed down in U.S. District Court in Texas. The Fed Circuit heard the case and sided with i4i.