Articles in category 'General'

October 26, 2010

I haven’t completely abandoned my blog… yet. In the coming weeks, I plan to update my blog with more technical posts. I’ve been busy over the past year, and have hacked a couple of devices, while improving and upgrading various PC’s. More updates to come.

August 26, 2008

Our office received a fake invoice from Stock Quotes Professional Inc. last Friday. We had no recollection of asking for a “rotating top banner with hyperlink” to our web site. The exact description on the invoice was: “Bi-annual online investor communications sponsorship”, followed by the hyperlink (spelled as hperlink) text above and then “International Stock […]

June 29, 2008

The architects from Dynamic Architecture Group have devised a rotating skyscraper to be built amongst the Dubai landscape. The concept is interesting, to say the least. Strong wind gusts will rotate the skyscraper’s floors for an ever-changing design. Owners of apartments will likely awaken to a new view each morning. Coming from a technical background, […]

June 23, 2008

I’m going to discuss a type of e-mail scam I’ve encountered lately. Actually, I find my spam box littered with dozens of these so-called “job offers”. I bet we’ve all seen spam e-mails promising $4K to $10K per month (or $200 to $300 per day) in residual income for processing sales orders. Most individuals safely […]

April 28, 2008

I received an envelope from Imperial Majesty Cruise Line Vacations (aka Ramada Plaza Resort) today. Inside the envelope, there was a travel voucher worth $1300. I was promised 4 days & 3 nights at a Ramada Plaza Resort in Florida, another 3 days & 2 nights at another Ramada Plaza Resort in Florida, a 2 […]

October 22, 2007

I had a decaf, non-fat, no whip mocha from Starbucks this morning. It did nothing for me. I didn’t expect it to. It’s the only way I can enjoy the taste of coffee without inducing a headache. So, I did a quick Google search to determine the caffeine content in a ‘decaf’ coffee. No, it’s […]

September 20, 2007

For the first time in 31 years, the Canadian dollar hit parity with the US dollar today (at 10:59 AM). No longer do Canadians have to put up with mockery (well, for now) :). The funny thing is, I went to today to check some hardware prices and the number one search term was… […]