ET buried in landfill

A friend passed the following music-video with the Atari E.T. disaster as a back story. Funny….

Chuck Norris Chuckle…

Say no morris, it’s Chuck Norris! I came across this list of items we can thank Chuck Norris for today and I must admit that I have not chuckled nor guffawed in quite some time or quite as much. Memorable lines include: – There is no theory of evolution, just a list of creatures Chuck….

Yummy…new BMW coupe prototype

From the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show…the new Z4 inspired coupe.

Stanford Commencement Address by Steve Jobs

This is the text of the Commencement address by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, delivered on June 12, 2005 at Stanford University. This is among the best commencement addresses I’ve ever read. He gives 3 excellent stories and 3 excellent takeaways at the end. I was tempted to summarize….

This is Clooney’s Year

Between the turkey and the stuffing I managed to catch two movies this weekend that come out of Section 8, a production company started by George Clooney. They were Good Night, and Good Luck, and Syriana. If you want to be intellectually entertained this holiday season, I could not recommend them more highly. In particular,….

Keep It Simple and Content Will Be King

I came across this great article…err…blog over the weekend while I was reading another blog from Jonathan Schwartz, President and COO of Sun Microsystems. It’s a K.I.S.S. piece by Adam Bosworth (formerly of BEA, now of Google…I think). Here are a couple of highlights:

Useful Site of the Week

Goes to This nifty site allows you to email files to others up to 1GB in size. How do they do it? First, rather than sending gargantuan emails through corporate email systems, they will upload the file to a secure server location. You then send an email to whomever, and in that email there….

Flip This…

Need to send a text message to someone’s cell phone from your email? Now you can…check out It’s a very simple service. You just need to send an email to (########## = 10 digit cell phone number), and voila, your message will be delivered to anyone with a text-enabled cell phone. It only….

OPCW – Other People’s Contractor Woes

My business partner Tom Hespos has had a devil of a time with his contractor on his home in Long Island. You can follow more of Tom’s war stories with said contractor here. Be warned!


Every once in a while, I’m perplexed by the abbreviations used in IM away messages, SMS, etc. My business partner used “AFK” in his away message today, and I was scratching my head to figure out what it meant until I came across AFK, a site convenient named for my abbreviation affliction with what looks….