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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Marketing Stole 136.5GB From Me!

Yesterday I finally received my new 1.5 Terabyte drive. I felt like the dirty Harry of nerds. “This is the largest hard drive ever manufactured. It will blow your mind clean away. So you gotta ask yourself… do you feel lucky… punk?”
That was until I fired it up and discovered that it’s not actually 1.5 [...]

Copyfreedom

The world is undergoing a quiet revolution. While the RIAA and MPAA are suing the pants off anyone who they can pin copyright infringement charges on, the world is slowly moving beyond the concept of copyright.
It all started with Richard Stallman. By starting the GNU movement, he rebelled against the concept of non-free software. In [...]

The Ultimate Geek Club

You aren’t a true tech geek until you’ve got an ACM membership.
Nothing convinces management like whipping out your membership card. Argumentum-ad-awesome is irrefutable.
In addition, you get access to 1,100 books and 3000 courses through the ACM’s subscription to Safari Books Online, Books 24×7, and Skillsoft, but we all know that you’re really in it for [...]