Technology

Grand Theft Internet (part 5)

This is a true cybercrime story, which hit my friend Tom. Click here to read the story from the beginning. OR Click here to read the whole story as a single page.

Grand Theft Internet (part 4)

This is a true cybercrime story, which hit my friend Tom. Click here to read the story from the beginning. OR Click here to read the whole story as a single page.

Grand Theft Internet (part 3)

This is a true cybercrime story, which hit my friend Tom. Click here to read the story from the beginning. OR Click here to read the whole story as a single page. (If you’re looking for my usual “Friday Fun” column, it will return next week.)

Grand Theft Internet (part 2)

This is a true cybercrime story, which hit my friend Tom. Click here to read the story from the beginning. OR Click here to read the whole story as a single page.

Grand Theft Internet (part 1)

This is a true cybercrime story, which hit my friend Tom. Click here to read the whole story. Or use this page to read only chapter 1.

Grand Theft Internet

Like any other small businessman, he assumed his Internet account was basically safe. Instead, he found himself another victim of the latest 21’st century crime wave, when his valuable domain name, VL.com, was hijacked in a high-tech heist. Told by a first-person witness to the crime, reconstructed from forensic evidence compiled in the aftermath, this […]

Quip Hits

A number of short statements, commentaries, and useless insights collected over the last mumble-mumble months. On Technology Top Facebook group: “I’m not yelling…I’m Italian…thats how we talk.” Top Facebook group that someone ought to start: “Walking around naked makes me feel sexy.” Some weeks ago, I posted “Coconut” to my Facebook status, and no one […]

Ever had a computer that wanted to make your life difficult?

Right now, I can’t use my MacBook Pro. I’m using C’s computer to write this blog post. The photo shows what the display corruption looks like while booting. After that, I get the white screen of death. Now, my laptop may come back, because it eventually came back the two times it did this last […]

Another One of Those Weeks

It’s turning out to be another of those weeks, when I get very little accomplished. I completed a couple posts scheduled for the next couple weeks, and tomorrow will be posted the first part of a 2-part humorous series, a roast of the Boston driver. And I also picked up writing a novel I began […]

Computer Upgrades Cost Lives

Or at least they cost life. That is, they suck time from my life, because they seriously disrupt my life, and keep me from getting much of anything done, including writing blog posts. One of my Facebook friends even asked me how I was doing, I had disappeared for so long! So, my dad was […]