Posts tagged with: everything on the internet eventually dies

The Year of Saying Goodbye

It seems that 2016 was the year to say good-bye—a lot. In fact, 2016 was especially hard on celebrities: David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Patty Duke, Merle Haggard, Garry Shandling, Anton Yelchin, Natalie Cole, Prince, Gene Wilder, Muhammed Ali, Glenn Frey, Harper Lee all passed away in 2016. I doubt there is any statistical significance here; …read more…

…migrants of servers in the silicon crack of history…

The server migration is complete…almost. Last night, I transferred CNAME records from my old host to my new host, WebFaction. While I was on my WebFaction control panel, I also recreated the email addresses that I would need. (There were some I had created that I never used, so I was able to pare the …read more…

The only appropriate use of the < blink > tag

I’m a Red Shirt!

So I took the Which Star Trek Character Are You? quiz that Jeff Baker offers on his web site. Guess what? I’m a red shirt! And proud of it! (I think.) Your results: You are An Expendable Character (Redshirt) An Expendable Character (Redshirt) 90% Spock 84% Geordi LaForge 75% Jean-Luc Picard 65% Data 64% James …read more…

Friday Links #1

In general, I am loathe to put a lot of links on this blog because a lot of them just die faster than the speed of meme. But sometimes I come across stuff that I could share on Twitter or Facebook, but that’s a lot of work keeping track of all of that, and someone …read more…

Project Wideawake #007

I told you I was going to do a Halloween edition. And here it is. Not a lot of talking, just music. Here’s the music, in order. No time for album covers, since most of them don’t have any. A lot of these groups have just gone away, or gone on to do other things, …read more…

Protected: Cherry-flavored Pez #002

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.