I just removed MacMerc from NetNewsWire, the program I use to read RSS (newsfeeds) from several dozen web sites a few times a day. MacMerc sometime recently started putting an advertising image at the bottom of each article. This has the same effect as a web bug (aka web beacon). Regardless, it’s quite annoying, so …
“Backups are for wimps. Real men upload their data to an FTP site and have everyone else mirror it.” – Linus Torvalds
This weekend my wife and I launched an Internet Radio Station. We’re playing Christmas music right now. It seems to work with RealPlayer on Windows, and iTunes on the Mac. Give us a listen. Christmas Music 24/7. Shortly we’ll be on live for a while in the evenings. (Updated link on 2013-07-07)
Last week my wife and I saw “Anything Goes” at the Lazy Susan Dinner Theater. The show itself was very enjoyable, one of the best ones we’ve seen at the Lazy Susan. You could actually hear and understand most of the dialogue, the singing was pretty good, and the dance numbers were very well done. …
“You are the same today as you will be five years from now except for two things … the people you meet and the books you read.” – Charles E. Jones
“Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” – Frank Vincent Zappa
“We will never have time for prayer – we must make time.” – Richard Foster
I have no special gift, I am only passionately curious. –Albert Einstein
A fascinating article by Wired News, Stop Trying to Persuade Us gives a quick glance at a PBS Frontline show, The Persuaders, airing tonight. It is also interesting to note that there are eight ads (4 images, 4 text) on the page of this article.
Last weekend we all saw The Wizard of Oz performed by the Woodbridge Young Peoples’ Theater. They did a fantastic job. Some of the musical numbers got a little confused, but all in all, they did quite well. And they even had a real dog performing as Toto.