I was cleaning my bathroom yesterday and was quite shocked to discover U2’s new release ‘Songs of Innocence’ floating around in the toilet bowl. I didn’t ask for it and don’t even like U2 or uber-douche Bono so what’s it doing in my poop-pot?
When I first logged on to the Internet back in 1993 there was a wonderful lack of spammers, scammers, cheats and scumbags. It was a happy community of fellow nerds, reveling in the technical wonderment of it all and doing what we could to improve the technology. Not any more. The Internet has been invaded […]
Many moons ago, the internet was a barren landscape of computer nerds and curious onlookers. Before the days of Google, Facebook and YouTube, Marg Meikle, CBC’s sardonic yet utterly charming ‘Answer Lady’ on the Vicki Gabereau show, contacted me for some Internet help. If my memory serves me correctly, she wanted to connect to this […]
Way back in 1995 Netscape was king. It was king because it was a direct descendent of Marc Andreessen’s ground-breaking Mosaic software, one of the first cross-platform web browsers available to users on the newly paved superhighway. Those were the days. Sort of. Unfortunately for the Netscape company, who saw part of their future in […]
I think it’s time we legalized lynching as punishment for hackers that deface, destroy or hijack websites. I speak from experience because this blog has been attacked numerous times over the past year and cost me hours of time spent picking malicious code from the hundreds of files that make up this blog. So why […]