Monthly Archives: November 2006


Not exactly a top story…

You can get “Top Story” billing on EETimes for filling a flash drive with some free software? Good stuff.

I guess I should stop posting complaints about arbitrary crap, but then, gotta post something, right? – Turbolinux proposes mobile Linux for consumers


Benefits of spam

I wonder if the world will, in the end, benefit from spam, because of the technology created to defend against it. Spam filters and CAPTCHA systems will keep getting smarter as spam authors get smarter, with both sides driven, to some degree, by commercial interests. Maybe the first conscious thought by a computer will be “I’m sick of being a spam filter; I’m going to quit and become a folk singer.”