Monthly Archives: May 2009

Got a handle on it?

Many years ago (around 1990 I think) I had an idea of a universal identifier, which at the time I related to the Post Office, whereby one could retain the identifier for life and do smart things like redirect anything … Continue reading

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Amazing Amazon (but no guarantee)

After reading up on Amazon’s S3 super-dooper unlimited storage, where stories of companies saving millions of dollars abound, I was taken by this line in the Wikipedia entry: “S3 comes with no guarantee that customer data will not be lost.”

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Solo adventure – this time in Texas

After my ‘Fear and loathing’ post of two years ago ( when I (unwittingly) met with prostitutes and a small police squad in an Orlando hotel, I found myself alone again, this time in the middle of nowhere about an … Continue reading

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What a Buzz

On arrival in Newark, New Jersey for a connecting flight to Houston, we were in danger of missing the flight. What started as a 90 minute transit was reduced to just 6 minutes due to a late take off and … Continue reading

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