Month: June 2005

  • eBay Live 8 fiasco

    Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:46 am The fiasco: Live 8: Bob Gendolf and friends are presenting the G8 meeting in Scotland with a plan to end poverty in Africa and stop 30,000 children dying every single day. They are staging Live 8 10 concerts, 100 artists, a million spectators, 2 billion viewers […]

  • eBay Watch

    Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:48 am Welcome to the Online?Watch category. I?ll be posting observations on eBay and online marketplaces. This category used to be called “eBay Watch”, but I’m expanding it beyond just eBay.

  • Shrine to Spirits

    Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:49 am My travels often lead me to a welcoming, though unfamiliar, bar. Beer puts me to sleep, I can drink wine only around a meal. Now spirits are a wonder. Check out the Shrine to Spirits before your next seedy circuit, you may try a more adventuresome […]

  • Javascript nasty

    Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:34 am Today I also came across a nasty endless loop Javascript. This sucker can trap IE, Firefox and Opera in an endless loop requiring you to kill the application via task manager or kill the process if using one of the *nix. Go get the NoScript – […]

  • American or British Spelling

    Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:31 am A dozen years ago I was a publisher of childrens and adult non-fiction books. That role allowed me to set editorial policy on spelling and style usage. We decided to follow the lead of the Macquarie Dictionary as the leading arbiter of Australian English. We?d discuss […]