Archive for May, 2005

What was He Thinking?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2005

This morning NPR’s Morning Edition aired a story entitled “Movie Marketers Turn to Subtle, Sophisticated Tactics.” During the story, Jack Horner, a well know paleontologist, stated that the discovery date he provided to the press concerning a particular dinosaur fossil was incorrect. Not, mind you, a mistaken date, but rather an intentionally incorrect date chosen […]

The World at 56k Bits per Second

Sunday, May 8th, 2005

The broadband internet connection (provided by Adelphia) is currently working. This morning, however, it was not working, nor was it working last weekend. The week before that it was down more than it was up. Although we have a phone modem for use as a backup connection to the internet, using it is an exercise […]