The internet is a deadly and deceitful place. We all try to get along with each other while chasing our greater dreams into the depths of the ether. One thing you’ll need in your web journey is a “URL shortening” service that will condense a long URL into something easy to remember. TinyURL was the king, bit.ly is the new prince and tr.im is now the ugly court jester that committed suicide and then decided it was all a joke and came back to life three days later.
There is nothing grosser or more despicable than inhaling someone else’s smoky exhale.
We are thrilled to learn of the final demise and ultimate death of Netscape — even though it is only in browser form and not a company any longer.
Netscape, as a company, was one of the most arrogant entities in the mid-90’s as it professed its superiority while sitting on its elegance. As a browser, Netscape did some good things. As the company behind the browser — Netscape stink, stank, stunk!
I have never been a big Sopranos fan. The acting on the show has been generally pretty good, but I never drank from the Sopranos well of dedicated fanaticism and I missed the first few years of the show when they originally aired.
I am now caught up on all the episodes and — after watching last night’s dreadful “Final Episode” — I am left, once again, wondering what all the fuss was about over a mediocre show.
State-sponsored execution is not a sign of an enlightened and advanced society and to be fooled by the distorted view of terrorism — where one dead eye requires the death of another eye — is to purchase the argument that terrorism successfully strikes fear in the heats of reasonable people.
Paul Dana died on Sunday. His Indy Racing League car crashed into Ed Carpenter’s disabled car at 176 mph during the practice session for the first race of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He was 30 years old. His wife Tonya survives him.