Tuesday, February 23, 2010

I'm not Windows 7

I'm not a PC.  This parody of the Windows 7 ads actually points out the biggest failure with Vista, and what will probably be the ultimate downfall of the Windows franchise - trying to be all things to all people. 

From the maniacal insistence on backwards compatibility that makes security a nightmare to the kitchen-sink inclusion of new features just to say "we have search, too" Microsoft has made features, which are marketable to the masses the sales department are targeting, the goal over security, stability, and malleability. 

Monday, February 22, 2010

Will Bunch pretty much nails it.
" The only insane people here are the ones who call Joe Stack a hero. He wasn't a hero. He was a coward. To see Joe Stack as something more than a two-bit killer is the greatest case of adding insult to injury that I have ever seen."

When, as an elected official of the U.S. Government, you can't take a stand against someone that murdered Government employees, Veterans of our military, or as a gubernatorial candidate instead claim that a nut-job flying a plane into a building is representative of the "hopelessness" people feel about the government these days?
I don't know about you, but murder-suicide is a cowardly act carried out by the mentally ill and deranged. Not by heroes.
Our priorities are a little bit screwed up, doncha think?

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Boomtown Rats

The lead in this story is my daughter's school. She doesn't attend the high school in the former GlaxoSmithKline building, though. ...