Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Repeal the Wheel!

Writes Robert Samuelson in The Washington Post, If I could, I would repeal the Internet. It is the technological marvel of the age, but it is not — as most people imagine — a symbol of progress. Just the opposite. We would be better off without it. I grant its astonishing capabilities: the instant access […]

Bye-bye Netflix

I cancelled Netflix today with mixed feelings. I’d been a subscriber since early 2006. The only clear ding I had against them was that the movie selection was quite dated or B-list movies. The Netflix/Qwikster fiasco from last year didn’t help either. The knock-out punch was the one-two combination a Roku box purchased last year and […]

CenturyLink: Your Link to Last Century’s Communication Technology

I had an ongoing struggle with CenturyLink (n. Qwest, n. US West, n. Mountain Bell) to fix a wire up on the pole (CenturyLink’s property and responsibility) that has been responsible for my phone/DSL cutting in and out. Sometimes for days at a time. Since CenturyLink took over, quality had taken a steep and permanent […]

Bladder management in the 21st century

The Internet. Is there anything it can’t do? But I can’t stop laughing at this: Manage your bladder via the Internet. There are actually people who need the Internet to help them decide when to go to the bathroom?!?! HaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHa I want their money. All (legal) suggestions for how to relieve them of this burden […]