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Palm.Net Must Be Serious About Getting Off Mobitex

Last week I noted an email I received from PalmOne about how wonderful the Treo 600 and offering me a token incentive to buy one and provision it on a cellular network. They must be serious about moving their remaining Mobitex customers, since I received the same offer via SneakerNet yesterday. OK, OK, I’ll take […]

DoCoMo Quarterly Revenue and Profit Drop

NTT DoCoMo’s quarterly revenues dropped 2.5% compared to the same period last year and operating profits fell 13.4% to ¥170B. The company said earlier this year that it expects revenues to decline for the fiscal year ending next March because it has lowered prices for its data services, is offering more discounts and has begun […]

The Next Big Thing™

It’s certainly not a secret that for the past 20 years I’ve put my money (read “derived my income from”) where my mouth is. (The skeptics among you will ask why I waited until I was 30, but the answer to that one lies in another post, or long series of posts.) I have an […]

Last Night’s Rain

We wound up getting a total of 2.5″ of rain last night, nearly all of it falling in the four hours between 8PM and midnight. Thank goodness for dry basements and good drainage. According to the news people got stranded in their cars by high water less than two miles from here.

Man!

We’ve had 1.5″ of rain today. A half hour ago it was coming down at nearly 2.5″/hour. It hasn’t rained this hard here in a couple of years.

QOTD II

“When we think of 9-11, we must remember that what unites us is stronger than what divides us.” – Haleema Salie, who lost a daughter and son-in-law on September 11, 2001, speaking at the DNC convention in Boston. Quite a contrast with Mrs. Kerry’s remarks.

QOTD

“We need to turn back some of the creeping, un-Pennsylvanian and sometimes un-American traits that are coming into some of our politics.” – Teresa Heinz Kerry, at a reception for Pennsylvania delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Boston last night. “I didn’t say that…You said something I didn’t say. Now shove it.” – Teresa […]

Segway Golf

Check out this thread on SegwayChat.com. ๐Ÿ™‚ Let’s see…Golf, Arizona, and Segway…That’d be OK…

OK, We’re Getting There

I’ve moved the IP address of the server over, and am posting this to the moved blog via an off-line editor.

Oh Yeah!

So I’ve been working to move my MT installation from Mac OS X (10.2.8) to another machine running 10.3.4. I’ve gotten everything working except the image manipulation that I use to create thumbnails of uploaded image files. Movable Type supports ImageMagick inherently, but I couldn’t get it working on either 10.2.8 or 10.3.4. I could […]