Web

Is there a PHB at Reddit?

When I read about what what happened to the remote workers at Reddit my blood runs cold. Did management take a lesson from the Pointy Haired Boss in Dilbert’s office? I can’t imagine how poisoned the workplace at Reddit must be now that everyone has had an ultimatum to move […]

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Wacky Waiters

Wacky Waiters was one of the first games I played on the Commodore Vic-20. Hands up if you ever played it? No. I’m not surprised. I’m sure there are people reading this post that were born after it was released in 1982 .. John Breslin lists some of the Web […]

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The end of Homeopathy

The end of homeopathy? – a very lengthy and critical article looking at the alternative medicine of homeopathy. 456 comments and counting. (via Mink Toast.) After the birth of our son Adam, my wife was told to take Arnica C30 by nurses and doctors. After reading the post above, I […]

Donncha's Links

Donncha's Tuesday Links

There’s nothing like the laughter of your baby to perk up one’s morning after a bank holiday weekend! WordPress 2.3.1 was released on Friday. The new WordPress MU will be ready soon. Omry has released a new version of WPMU Plugin Commander to make administrating regular WordPress plugins in a […]

Books

Would you download the new Harry Potter book?

Drmike says he found a site where you can download “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”. Would you download a possibly incomplete copy of a new book? What if it’s not as polished as the finished item? Would the glaring grammatical mistakes, and unedited paragraphs ruin the experience for you? […]

blogging

Bite size entertainment

It’s rather sad that I prefer to click on the Dilbert cartoon feed rather than the one for the author’s site in my news aggregator. After being offline for most of last week due to a dodgy internet connection I’m still playing catch up and trying to fill in the […]

blogging , Web

How I know who's talking about me

I’ve been meaning to write about this for a while but Scott Adam’s post about using Google Alerts to find people talking about Dilbert prompted me to put fingers to keys this afternoon. When someone anywhere in the world mentions my name in a blog post or even a comment, […]

Health , Humour

Self diagnose with Google

Everybody and anybody who has an illness, a pain in the leg, a hurt somewhere, will use Google to find out what ails them. There is an inherent danger in that, but if you use a search engine that way, and believe the first result, then good luck to you, […]

Health

Brighten your day

I didn’t know it but Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert lost his voice 18 months ago. He suffers from a rare condition called Spasmodic Dysphonia. Even though there is no cure for it he has written a great article about his experiences and how he never gave up trying […]

Web

The Crazy Stories

Scott Adams invited people to tell their most amazing personal story. Here’s what he got.. Update! Scott responds with some stories of his own. Is San Francisco that dangerous or was it just the ’80s?