Month: October 2008

  • Performing File System Surgery

    Ugh. In the middle of moving files around on my home Windows PC the filesystem was corrupted and I lost access to my files. I knew the files were there but the the few configuration files that Windows XP needed to give me rights to my folder were kaput and because I was the administrator […]

  • Thomas Jefferson on the Credit Crisis

    I leave you with this quote to ponder over the weekend. I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will […]

  • $54 Million lawsuit over lost pants

    For crying out loud – this is what’s wrong with the US legal system. A former judge is suing for a pair of pants lost by his dry cleaner, not really about the pants but more their promise of guaranteed satisfaction. This is not a case about a pair of suit pants,” Roy Pearson argued […]

  • You Kids Never Had it so Good!

    Getting up to speed here at Nokia after joining three days ago – lots of institutional knowledge tucked away across the intranet which features a bewildering array of internal blogs, wikis, and video archives. One thing I immediately notice is that the average age of people who work here in the Mountain View office is […]

  • Leaving Yahoo

    Leaving Yahoo

    Going Mobile

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