Rick took a great photo of the Apple store in Manhattan a few years ago, and I’ve been using a tweaked version of it (using Nik Silver Efex Pro) for my iPhone and iPad wallpaper for about a year. Here are the files sized for the various iDevices. Feel free to use them on yours […]
You know what I respect most about Sweden? They had a great engineering disaster. One of the best of all time, frankly. Did they try to erase it? No, they built a fucking monument where you can see the order of magnitude of the folly of a bad decision they made in the 17th century. […]
A letter I have to send far too often…. Dear people who add folks to email lists without confirmation. Someone thinks it’s hilarious to use my email address to sign me up for things I am far from interested in. This was not requested by me. You should, as a best practice, require confirmation for […]
Jason: “Open the pod bay doors.” Siri on iPhone 4S: “We intelligent agents will never live that down, apparently.” Nice.
Worldcon ended Sunday, and we briefly went to the dead dog party and then hit the road. After we got out of the mountains and passed Sacramento, the check engine light came on, and was flashing. It turns out that we’d had this symptom on the way over immediately after filling the tank with Arco […]