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April 2005

Content Spamming

Number of Views : 2423Sorry to all, if you have been trying to add posts / comments to this site. I have had such an issue with content spammers, that I installed a captcha program for wordpress. Captcha is an acronym for “completely automated public Turing test to tell computers …

Cell Phone Towers

Number of Views : 4569I was driving from Holland, MI to Grand Rapids, MI yesterday and started realizing the number of towers along the highway. For some reason I started to count the number I saw from I196. Heading East twards grand rapids, I counted 17 towers. Of the 17 …

Gmail Mobile

Number of Views : 5680I have been a huge gmail fan since I got my first account. Now that gmail is up to 2 gigs of space how can you resist. I have been thinking of ways to utilize my gmail account other than an aggregator for thoughts, files, and …

Touching the Void

Number of Views : 2330I am currently reading Touching the Void A great Book about 2 climbers facing danger and the great outdoors. It is Joe Simpson’s account of a near-death experience in the Peruvian Andes. I will update you on the status of this book later on.

Public Transportation

Number of Views : 2926Follow up entry on my experience on riding public transportation. On my second day riding the bus I was up to speed on how to figure out the schedule, pay and get a ticket, how to inform the driver I want to get off, and where …

Riding the Bus

Number of Views : 2903Last week I had some service done to my car. I decided it was time to take on the task of riding the bus (City bus). I knew that my car would not be available for 3 days so that ment I had three days to …

Technology

Number of Views : 2478I love to see people using technology. I recently read an article in the New York Press about podcasting. I love the fact that the press would actually acknoledge some new type of media such as pod casting to it’s readers. I have also had a …

New Blog to Read

Number of Views : 2320One of the developers I work with has just launched his new blog. You can read it here (www.merhl.com/webdevblog) Joe is a Macromedia developer who can write wicked code for Flex, flash, and other macromedia products. I noticed his blog had the same issue with FireFox. …