June 2001 Archives

Monster.com continues to absorb other
Monster.com continues to absorb other job sites. FlipDog and HotJobs are the two latest acquisitions....
June 30, 2001 - 16 words,

1997 VW for sale
We’re selling Christina’s 1997 VW Cabrio. Our asking price is below Kelly Blue Book’s wholesale...
June 29, 2001 - 17 words,

Batty
Now that New York has banned cell phones, they are turning their attention to that...
June 29, 2001 - 75 words,

Kmart is bowing to pressure
Kmart is bowing to pressure from protesters and will stop selling handgun ammo. And yet...
June 29, 2001 - 22 words,

You can ask banks not
You can ask banks not to share your personal information....
June 29, 2001 - 10 words,

Brian Aldiss' Super-Toys Last All
Brian Aldiss' Super-Toys Last All Summer Long is the story that Kubrick based the story...
June 28, 2001 - 31 words,

Jack Lemmon has died from
Jack Lemmon has died from cancer at 76....
June 28, 2001 - 8 words,

Also coming soon are some
Also coming soon are some 80s pop re-releases. Best of Roxy Music and Duran Duran’s...
June 27, 2001 - 21 words,

Two new Thelonius Monk CDs
Two new Thelonius Monk CDs will be out soon. Monk in Tokyo and Live at...
June 27, 2001 - 22 words,

The Sacramento Kings have traded
The Sacramento Kings have traded Jason Williams....
June 27, 2001 - 8 words,

Microsoft has decided to drop
Microsoft has decided to drop Smart Tags from Windows XP and IE6. They will remain...
June 27, 2001 - 22 words,

Sacramento has one of the
Sacramento has one of the most dangerous intersections in the US....
June 27, 2001 - 11 words,

Update: 18 more states are
Update: 18 more states are considering laws to make it illegal to talk on your...
June 27, 2001 - 45 words,

I found a great Windows
I found a great Windows Media Player skin today. When I’m listening to Groove Radio,...
June 26, 2001 - 60 words,

North Dakota is contemplating changing
North Dakota is contemplating changing the state’s name. The logical choice, Hell, is already taken....
June 26, 2001 - 16 words, 2 comments

A man walks into a
A man walks into a German brothel looking to hire a prostitute. He found his...
June 26, 2001 - 18 words,

Starbucks is adding wireless LAN
Starbucks is adding wireless LAN access to all of their stores this summer. Anyone with...
June 26, 2001 - 47 words,

This is absurd. New York
This is absurd. New York state has made it illegal to drive a car while...
June 26, 2001 - 36 words,

Score one for freelance writers.
Score one for freelance writers. Before the Web and other electronic publishing were common, no...
June 25, 2001 - 65 words,

More bad news for Napster.
More bad news for Napster. Does anyone still use Napster or have they all switched...
June 25, 2001 - 36 words, 1 comment

Google now searches images. Amazing.
Google now searches images. Amazing. (via Joel On Software)...
June 25, 2001 - 10 words,

Heh. Windbag and self-proclaimed guru
Heh. Windbag and self-proclaimed guru Jakob Nielsen’s usability evaluation criteria has been used to evaluate...
June 25, 2001 - 29 words,

Another stupid idea is dead.
Another stupid idea is dead. (Via Camworld)...
June 25, 2001 - 8 words,

Midway is getting out of
Midway is getting out of the arcade machine business. Soon arcades will go the way...
June 25, 2001 - 25 words,

30 Million members. Proof that
30 Million members. Proof that advertising can sell anything....
June 25, 2001 - 10 words,

As the market continues to
As the market continues to hammer Internet consulting companies, they are starting to revamp their...
June 24, 2001 - 48 words,

Microsoft is shutting down ListBot,
Microsoft is shutting down ListBot, a service that lets anyone send email newsletters for free....
June 24, 2001 - 16 words,

Anyone can add a spell
Anyone can add a spell checker to their web site for free using SpellChecker.net. That’s...
June 22, 2001 - 21 words,

Visit Ghost Sites - The
Visit Ghost Sites - The Museum of E-Failure to view an archive of Web sites...
June 22, 2001 - 40 words,

Classic Atari games coming soon
Classic Atari games coming soon to a cell phone near you....
June 21, 2001 - 11 words,

I host with these guys.
I host with these guys. I wonder if the acquisition will make things better or...
June 21, 2001 - 16 words,

Man turns flat into Star
Man turns flat into Star Trek spaceship. "Tony, who is separated, shares the flat with...
June 21, 2001 - 29 words,

Check out Salon's interview with
Check out Salon’s interview with Google’s Director of Research in "Google go-go." It’s an...
June 21, 2001 - 76 words,

I'm so glad this site
I’m so glad this site provided a way for people to get an explanation on...
June 21, 2001 - 31 words,

'Serial guest' sneaks into hundreds
'Serial guest' sneaks into hundreds of wedding photos. Kinda makes "rabbit ears" look sorta lame....
June 20, 2001 - 15 words,

What a bunch of Bozos
What a bunch of Bozos...
June 20, 2001 - 5 words,

Where would you fence a
Where would you fence a hamster?...
June 20, 2001 - 6 words,

WebReference has an excellent introduction
WebReference has an excellent introduction to VoiceXML....
June 20, 2001 - 7 words,

"As a tech lawyer, the
"As a tech lawyer, the thing that I do more than anything else is negotiate....
June 20, 2001 - 39 words, 1 comment

Now your computer hardware contains
Now your computer hardware contains spyware...
June 20, 2001 - 6 words,

Hurry up and buy your
Hurry up and buy your copy of 10 Minute Guide to 1-2-3 Release 4.0 for...
June 19, 2001 - 33 words,

Looks like the DVD for
Looks like the DVD for Star Wars Episode I will be released on Oct 16th...
June 19, 2001 - 34 words,

What if...
Abe Lincoln had Powerpoint? (via mrpaTTo.com)...
June 19, 2001 - 7 words,

HBO to Test Video on
HBO to Test Video on Demand Service. Cool....
June 19, 2001 - 8 words,

Kyocera PalmOS Phone Review.
"How does the QCP-6035 smart phone from Kyocera, or "Son of pdQ" as we like...
June 19, 2001 - 31 words,

Black(out)Mail
You can receive email and pager notifications of impending blackouts. Now you can leave your...
June 18, 2001 - 30 words,

Sticking to Your Principals
"Yet despite the GUI’s popularity, surprisingly few programs exhibit good interface design. Moreover, finding information...
June 18, 2001 - 65 words,

Looking Backwards
Random thought: in my experience, backward compatibility means that the way it used to be...
June 18, 2001 - 25 words,

Go Where The Road Takes You
YellowBrix, a maker of news software is buying bankrupt content syndicator iSyndicate....
June 18, 2001 - 12 words,

Manage Web site production
Macromedia has a new tool called Sitespring that is designed to help manage the process...
June 18, 2001 - 26 words,

The Golden Age of Wireless
Tech Review has a discussion of public access wireless LANs. What I’d like to find...
June 18, 2001 - 24 words,

Anatomy of a DoS attack
Steve Gibson details the attacks on GRC.COM. While you are at the site, beef up...
June 18, 2001 - 23 words,

Man bites dog
The saying goes that "Dog bites man" isn’t news, but "Man Bites Dog" is. How...
June 17, 2001 - 21 words,

Paper millionaire bums
Slashdot links to an article that describes homeless who until recently were dot-commers riding the...
June 17, 2001 - 19 words,

Fire bad clients
"Until we can tell IKE to take a hike, we’ll continue to suffer at the...
June 16, 2001 - 42 words,

Merlino's Returns To Sacramento Yum.
Merlino’s Returns To Sacramento Yum. If you don’t live in Sacramento, you are missing out....
June 15, 2001 - 15 words,

Oracle 9i
Oracle 9i has been released. The big feature is that instead of running your applications...
June 15, 2001 - 32 words,

MP3 at half the size
The companies that invented MP3 have created a new format called MP3Pro that is more...
June 15, 2001 - 44 words,

WebHancer is back
Somehow that blight upon Internet users known as webHancer has found it’s way onto my...
June 13, 2001 - 111 words,

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