Rules: Once you’ve been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with 25 random things, facts, habits, or goals about you. At the end, choose 25 people to be tagged. You have to tag the person who tagged you. If I tagged you, it’s because I want to know more about you. (To do [...]
OK, I admit I’m back-dating this. November 19 came and went and I didn’t even notice. So why bother to go back and add something now? Because, eight years after my very first weblog post (hello, awful pseudo-futuristic “interface”!) the very notion of a “blogiversary” has ceased to become remarkable. To maintain a weblog for [...]
I’ve got three: Rage Against the Machine: RIAA Litigation Update The recording industry has ramped up its litigation campaign against peer-to-peer file sharing suspects, with cases now numbering in the high thousands. This session explores recent developments in the various cases nationwide and how someone caught in this driftnet litigation might defend themselves. Among Thieves: [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Florida lawyer Michael Alex Wasylik announced that he has filed suit today in U.S. District Court in Tampa against Chicago-based web application firm 37Signals. The suit alleges trademark infringement of the Perpetual Beta name and seeks damages in the amount of 13 signals – just over one-third of the company. “I’ve ben [...]
On this date in 1999, a weblog was born. At the time, there were somewhere around 300 people writing weblogs. One year later, it was 60,000. Now, there are something like ten million. That was seven years ago. To put that in perspective, just a few weeks after I began blogging, the world waited with [...]
Those of you in the Tampa Bay TV market may want to tune in to Channel 8 for tonight’s Five O’Clock News. I’ll be talking briefly about one of the proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution – specifically, proposal No. 3, “Requiring Broader Public Support for Constitutional Amendments or Revisions.” Anchor and reporter Josh Thomas [...]
And to all of the following: Lisa Lutz Andrew Saxe Martin L. O’Neal Denise George Tim Story Noah Beggs Karin Justman I always forget to check my horoscope on my birthday, too, and it’s always the cool “if Today is Your Birthday” special edition. I won’t forget today!
Some people think the number thirteen is unlucky. Some people think Friday the 13th is doubly unlucky. Not me. I was born on a Friday 13th more than three decades ago. It’s always been my lucky day. That’s all for now… I’m off to buy some lottery tickets.
Having a toddler in day care is like running Windows 98 without a firewall – you’re guaranteed to catch a nasty bug, one that lasts long, totally shuts your system down, and recurs every few months or so. I’ve pretty much been sick since August. Now comes word that my efforts to relieve my symptoms [...]