Modern Cinematography is Amazing

You probably remember the opening scene from “Saving Private Ryan“.  This is where the American soldiers land on Omaha Beach in the middle of the German machine gun emplacements.  This scene cost Steven Spielberg and company millions of $ to

Another Tech Bubble Coming?

If you worked at a technology company (software, internet, etc.) during 1999 to 2001, you know about this reality called the “tech bubble” or the “dot-bomb” era.  This was the period of time when Venture Capital companies were bankrolling worthless ideas

Who Wants to be Green?

It used to drive my sister crazy when I would tell her that I’ll start recycling bottles and cans as soon as the refuse company makes it economically viable for me to do so…  Guess what, I’m not the only

The Original Dot Coms

Here is an interesting list of the first dot com sites registered in the mid 1980s.  Some of the large technology companies are well known, such as Lockheed, Northrop, and Alcoa.  There are also companies which have since been acquired

Lousy Weather Predictions

John Tarvardian sent me a link to an article about a hotel mogul in Florida who is threatening to sue a hurricane expert over his blown predictions of increased hurricane activity… John notes, “With any luck, local channels will throttle back on

Microsoft Technical Support

Mujibar was trying to get a job in India. The Personnel Manager said, “Mujibar, you have passed all the tests, except one. Unless you pass it you cannot qualify for this job.” Mujibar said, “I am ready” The manager said,