These are the things I've written that are tagged "fear and loathing"

Google DNS Will Probably Be Fine, Guys

I have a feeling Kottke’s analysis is pretty spot-on: every tenth of a second longer a site takes to load, Google is losing revenue from ads. That might seem nuts to you or I, but Google isn’t exactly in the same ballpark, scale-wise, the stuff you and I work on: Half a second delay caused […]

Windows 7 Starter Edition Only Runs 3 Applications At Once

This seems like a joke, but it is legitimate. Microsoft is not only pushing this incredibly anti-user “functionality”, but they’re selling it specifically to poor, developing nations. I guess their hope is once they need more than 3 applications open, the poor fucks will pony up for Windows 7 Pro Starter Extreme Edition or whatever.

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