My NCAA Tournament picks are done. I have Kentucky, Wake Forest, Mississippi State and Stanford going to the Final Four. It was tough to pick Miss. St. over Duke since I haven’t even seen Miss. St. play. But I have seen a lot of Duke, and while they are an incredible team when everything is… Continue reading Let the Games Begin
I’ve been trying to find a bloggers’ NCAA tournament pool with a lot of members, but it seems like there are a lot of different pools with just a handful of people in each. Oh well. I’ve decided to join two of them, and the pubic ‘Fans of Stanford’ pool on Yahoo’s Tourney site. If… Continue reading NCAA Tourney… Who Wants Some?
My evil plan to spread TiVo is working beautifully. As some of you know I’ve been berating my brother, Tony, for wanting to build a PVR instead of just buying a TiVo. A couple of months ago he joined me on the dark side and picked up not one, but two DirecTiVos (combination DirecTV receivers… Continue reading Once You Go TiVo You’ll Never Go Back!
This is a trip – Slang makes youths unemployable. Some snippets: Young people face being overlooked for jobs because of their inability to speak English properly, education and business leaders have warned. Street slang made popular by rap music artists and wider TV culture is making thousands of youngsters unemployable. Phrases such as “what g’wan”,… Continue reading UK Youth Need to be Schooled in Codeswitching
I haven’t posted in a week now because the market’s kept me so busy and I’ve been trying to track down some obscure bug in my MT installation that’s causing me to get ‘Server Error 500″ when I publish or add a comment. I still haven’t figured out what’s going on, but I suspect that… Continue reading Brain Dump