Searching Search Results

While engaged in the search for Evan Chan’s killer I recently stumbled across a nifty search engine enhancement, iLOR. iLOR is not itself a Net index… it’s licensed Google’s search technology. What iLOR does is aid in the process of sorting...

Enter: Espresso

Most of my coffee-drinking life I’ve steered a pretty steady course of brewed coffee. I’d occasionally order an espresso on a whim, and most often find it wasn’t worth the effort. Even given my penchant for tastebud-tweaking flavor, most espresso...

The Cost of Free

Silenced by software… Blogger–the engine that drives my [sometimes] daily updates–has been down for most of the weekend. This is bad. Blogger remains free to use, but it’s increasingly clear that, lacking reliability, free is costly in its own...

So long, and thanks for all the… well, you know.

Douglas Adams died yesterday… a heart attack. He was just 49. All I can think to say is… thank-you. For Arthur Dent, for Marvin, and Zaphod and Dirk; for the dolphins and white mice and Life, the Universe and Everything. You revealed to us all the ultimate...
Net Hunt II

Net Hunt II

Net hunt redux… Or coincidence, part deux. There’s a new, alarmingly huge Net hunt underway, surrounding the release of the movie A.I. If you wanna start at the beginning, go stare at a movie poster for a while. If you want to catch up to the Net hunt...
Net Hunt

Net Hunt

It all started with a Net hunt. You remember Net hunts, right? Mad scrambles around the web? Coaxing obscure information out of cranky, infant search engines? This particular hunt — a marketing machine for the 1995 movie, Johnny Mnemonic [an awful movie] —...
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