I can’t take credit for this one, but Matt Olsen has written a quite entertaining screed about modern online writing, called How to Write Like A Wanker. There’s lots of strong language, but it’s worth reading anyway. He’s rather spot on the mark, in my opinion.
A News.com story reports that Microsoft has a new initiative based on its .NET system allowing different devices in your house to sync up and work together. The example used in Bill Gate’s keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show was an alarm clock that got its alarm data from your PC…
I may fancy myself reasonably literate, but I still greatly enjoy the daily comics page in the local newspaper. The problem is, of course, the local paper only has the comics in print, not online, and I’m not willing to throw away thirty pounds of wasted newsprint each year to get my comic fix. So, […]
I know, I know, Randy Cassingham has the delightful This Is True,Cecil Adams has the always-entertaining The Straight Dope, and even Chuck Shepherd has News of the Weird, but, darn it, I have a humble but interesting list worth mentioning too: Pearls of the Net.