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DRM and Joe Sixpack

Joe Sixpack doesn’t object to DRM because he doesn’t understand what it is. Well, he thinks he knows what it is. Joe watches the news and some of his workmates have PCs, so he’s fully aware that he can download Read More

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Yeahs and Nays For 2004

Computing Event of the Year The End of the Era of Speed: The age of the era of unfettered speed increases ended this year, symbolized by Intel’s unannouncement of a 4GHz chip. However, this is not an Intel-only problem. No Read More

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Bah, Humbug

In a few hours, I’ll be running off to do the Christmas thing with relatives. Unfortunately, the next couple days will have me acting like one of Santa’s elves: an elf on Santa’s bad side. What will I be doing? Read More

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A Question of Perception

Different people can look at the same thing, and come away with much different impressions. Indeed, quite often, people’s impressions of websites are more often a reflection of themselves rather than the website. Here is a simple poll which hopefully Read More