March 30, 2003

I Need a Shower

I'm doing some work for EFF-Austin, helping to support the Texas Open Source Software bill, SB1579. Last night, I spent some time on the state Ethics Commission web site, looking... (read more)

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March 27, 2003

Most Reviled Woman in America

Rachel posts an entry to her blog speculating that Linda Tripp is the most reviled woman in America. That's an interesting proposition, and I thought it deserved serious investigation. So,... (read more)

Posted by chip at 11:06 PM to: It Amuses Me
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"Buy Our Cheap Crap"

Link: OSU-Tulsa Bookstore. I really can't complain about these lamers stealing the artwork from my website, because....uhhh....I stole it from somebody else. (And goodness knows where they stole it from.)... (read more)

Posted by chip at 05:04 AM to: It Amuses Me, My Happy Life
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March 26, 2003

Must. Resist. Temptation.

I have a comment submission form on my web site. Sometimes, I wonder why I've got a comment submission form on my web site. Over the past five years, I... (read more)

Posted by chip at 09:41 PM to: My Happy Life
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March 24, 2003

Reasons why Microsoft Internet Explorer Sucks (number 46,841)

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer as your web browser and were encountering problems with this web site earlier, I want you to know we were not experiencing technical... (read more)

Posted by chip at 03:40 PM to: The Net
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March 22, 2003

A Visit to the Journalers

Last night, I followed David's brave example and dropped in on the Austin Journal Writers' happy hour. It appears I have emerged unscathed, with minimal damage. Hopefully the same can... (read more)

Posted by chip at 03:25 PM to: Austin, My Happy Life
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March 15, 2003

Talking 'bout Meta-Blog

Several folks around town have been blogging about the meta-blog technology that powers the Austin Bloggers web site. David Nunez wrote up an article on the presentation I did during... (read more)

Posted by chip at 01:18 PM to: Blogging 'bout Blogging, Software
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March 13, 2003

New Spam Meme

Link: Spam's Cost To Business Escalates. (Washington Post) Oh golly, is it that time again? Seems every 2-3 months, the conventional thinking on email spam changes. The most recent meme... (read more)

Posted by chip at 09:10 PM to: Spam
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Wi-Fi for Austin

Link: Wi-Fi is Right for Austin. I got a few minutes at last night's City of Austin Telecommunications Commission meeting to advocate for Wi-Fi wireless networks deployment. I feel like... (read more)

Posted by chip at 03:14 PM to: Austin, The Net
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March 11, 2003

SXSW Debriefing

SXSW Interactive is nearly over. Officially it's done, but it really doesn't end until the fat lady is singing on Bruce Sterling's front doorstep. Before I crawl into the corner... (read more)

Posted by chip at 08:08 PM to: Austin, The Net
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March 08, 2003

Public Service Announcement

We interrupt this weblog for a very important public service announcement: Do not, under any circumstances, order the BBQ Sandwich at the convention center concession stand. Thank you, we now... (read more)

Posted by chip at 04:19 PM to: Austin, My Happy Life
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March 05, 2003

Geek Austin Censorship

EFF-Austin is sponsoring a party on March 10, during SXSW week. This news certainly would be of interest to Austin geeks, so it seemed natural to post it to the... (read more)

Posted by chip at 11:45 AM to: Austin
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March 04, 2003

Blue Haze of Doom

It should have been a very good night. But it wasn't. Thanks to the management at Antone's, I ended up sick and convinced that Austin really does need to expand... (read more)

Posted by chip at 01:01 AM to: Austin, My Happy Life
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