Monthly Archives: May 2005

vexatious litigants

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 11 (b): By presenting to the court (whether by signing, filing, submitting, or later advocating) a pleading, written motion, or other paper, an attorney or unrepresented party is certifying that to the best of … Continue reading

Mad as hell, switching to Mac

Winn Schwartau ditched Windows: This is my first column written on a Mac – ever. Maybe I should have done it a long time ago, but I never said I was smart, just obstinate. I was a PC bigot. But … Continue reading

grrr, mobile device

AIM’s mobile device support is teh suck: Your IM has been sent to my mobile device. When I receive it, I will be able to reply. Thanks for your IM! Want your IMs forwarded to your phone? Click here I … Continue reading

crunch mode is bad for you

Why Crunch Mode Doesn’t Work: Any way you look at it, Crunch Mode used as a long-term strategy is economically indefensible. Longer hours do not increase output except in the short term. Crunch does not make the product ship sooner … Continue reading

Dear Greg Michetti


hard problem?

file under “ooops”…: The US government is scrambling to find a way to close a loophole that allows convicted rapists and other high-risk sex offenders to receive Viagra at taxpayer expense.

so that’s what you meant by “no kill”

A woman who founded a “no-kill” animal shelter has been charged with numerous violations after 200 dead cats were discovered rotting in garbage bags in her backyard.

DHS to go low-tech

The Homeland Security Authorization Act requires that more than 50 percent of the components in any end product bought by the Department of Homeland Security be produced or manufactured in the U.S. Oops: “With this purchasing prohibition, I guess (the … Continue reading

CRIA gets bitch-slapped, lies about it

Everyone’s favourite Canadian law professor Michael Geist calls attention to the recent Federal Court of Appeal decision on file sharing. Graham Henderson of the CRIA says: The judge has determined that uploading, downloading, it’s illegal. But, wait! It’s not true: … Continue reading

15 Answers to Creationist Nonsense

An old (but good) article from Scientific American: 15 Answers to Creationist Nonsense.