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The problem with Internet Explorer

A few years ago, when some of us noticed that Microsoft had essentially taken over the Internet, we were worried. Among other worries, we feared that a near-complete monopoly by Microsoft would mean that technological…






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Four new ways to contact me

Using Trillian Pro 2.0, an instant messaging (IM) client that allows me to connect to all the major networks, I am now once again online and can be reached on any of the following networks:…


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Looking for a union job – online

Back during the dot.com boom, people were thinking that the Internet would be good for everything. You could sell books on it, that was obvious. But you could also sell pet food, and groceries, and…


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Email hell

Three unrelated problems in the course of 7 days — proving that Murphy’s Law is very real. (And apologies to everyone waiting to hear from me by email.)