VeriSign, the company that has been given responsibility for assigning domain names (like www.joetek.com), is being crushed under complaints about their new "Site Finder" service. The service redirects users that misspell domains to their advertising-supported search site. Professor David...
Every developer climbing the corporate ladder will at some point in their career hit a crossroads. The natural career progression for technology professionals seems to always take them away from technology. However, it doesn't have to, because there is...

TSN.ca relaunches

Big shout out to the gang at tsn.ca! Looks like they have done a relaunch with a completely different look and feel. They've moved to a horizontal navbar for the main and sub navigation, improved the branding,...
When a New Jersey patrolman pulled over Sean Leach last week for an unregistered vehicle, a quick-thinking Leach saved himself several hundred dollars in towing charges. Leachs' car registration had expired. While the officer was writing up...

Blog-Spotting

IBM has come out with a new software that monitors blogs, wikis, newsfeeds, consumer reviews, newsgroups and other content for mentions of your product. It closes the PR feedback loop that newspaper clipping services need. Very cool.
Following the tech boom in the 1990�s and the subsequent crash in 2000, many technology professionals ran for the hills looking for other professions. I have been asked many times if the technology industry is ready for a...
Some assembly required. You can buy your own Navy F/A-18A Blue Angel Hornet fighter jet... on eBay, where else? Mike Landa has listed the jet, and claims the jet came out of military service in 1994, and that it...
Yahoo is launching Yahoo Platinum on Monday, offering video clips from FOX, CBS, and ABC for a monthly fee of $9.95. When RealNetworks launched its RealOne SuprPass service it locked previously free SuperPass content from MLB, NBA, ABC...

Being sociable

Here's a list of some of the social networking sites I am on. Facebook Digg LinkedIn del.icio.us Flickr Reddit MySpace Newsvine Pownce StumbleUpon Technorati Twitter Go ahead and friend me!
Apple has it's big event on October 16 at 10am PT, 1pm ET.  Here's a roundup of all of the liveblogs scheduled to cover it.  Let me know in the comments if I've missed any! Apple's Official Livestream Mashable ...

An Internet Time Machine

Microsoft has lost its initial defence against Eolas and the potential outcome could send us back to the technology of 1995. Microsoft still has some post-trial options before the final judgement later in the fall. In a...

Comic Relief

My good friend Brian has launched a Comic Book Store selling comics online. He is the CSS guru, and I've gotta say, the site looks great! Way to go!

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