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Category Archives: Current Events

Going Black

Nearly 16 years ago the web went black in protest of the anti-indecency provisions of the Communications Decency Act. Intended to protect minors from indecent material, much like the way existing FCC regulations limited when and to what extent certain topics that were inappropriate to minors could be broadcast over the air, the provisions of […]

I’m a Terrible Bloggger

I’m looking at my blog and realizing that I haven’t posted anything since August. I am terrible about this whole blogging thing—every time I get going and I think I’m going to start blogging semi-religiously I stop after one or two posts. A lot has changed since my last post. The most significant thing probably […]

Wide-Area WiFi Comes to Rochester

Driving through town earlier today I noticed a new box on one of the traffic lights near my house. The box, mounted on above the road, had three antennae coming out of it. As I continued to drive I noticed these boxes on several traffic lights in the city as well as one on a […]

Sorry Skiers

I saw a woolly bear today with very little black on it.  If you believe the lore, well…

The Super Bowl and

I watched the Super Bowl this year.  But I didn’t really care who won, in fact I’m not much of a fan of either team.  This year I watched for the commercials. Now unlike every other blogger that watched for the commercials, I am not going to start discussing what I thought of the commercials […]