Category Archives: Personnel Personal

Private or personal stuff from the people contributing to this site, that doesn’t fit anywhere else

Wikipedia

Just a little(?) rant about Wikipedia.
(started writing this awhile ago and has been sitting in my Drafts section for awhile, but the discussion over here prompted me to actually finish it)
Generally I really like Wikipedia. I think it’s a great resource and a brilliant idea. It just happens to be a great resource and […]

RSS Feeds

Do I have any actual human beings out there using the RSS feeds on this site??
I’m curious because I have been getting a lot of spam blogs and such using my RSS feeds to post my content on their site with their ads and no link back to me and if I don’t have […]

Religious salespeople

Jesus Christ! (meant to be funny) I was just interrupted by a Jehova’s Witness… in Tokyo, Japan… I would have thought living in a country whose population is mostly vaguely un-religious would prevent me from suffering the proselytizing of others, but we get Jehova’s Witnesses, Mormons, Soka Gakkai (a political-religious organization here in Japan) and […]

Youtube Crap

I have begun to really dislike YouTube and Google.
YouTube has been pulling videos left and right for a variety of dubious reasons, most often citing copyright infringement, even for parodies which are protected under copyright law. It seems that they pull videos without any actual thought or investigation into the legitimacy of the copyright/other […]

Firefox 2.0.0.1

Anybody else using this?
Is it just me or is this thing slow as all hell? Ever since I upgraded to the 2.0 branch Firefox is slow and huge memory hog. If I get a couple of tabs open at once (normal browsing behavior for me) Firefox will be using 300mb ram easy, sometimes […]

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