In the desolate economic climate of post-apocalyptic 2006, I’m thinking [$465 is] going to be a lot of money. Now, it’s true that at E3 Sony was boasting the Playstation 3 could crank out 1.8 TFLOPS, or 1.8 trillion FLOPS. If that many FLOPS were piled together they would fill the Grand Canyon, assuming each… Read more Sony’s PS 3 Will Cost $465: The Gamer’s Manifesto
Growing old doesn’t mean that you’ve matured. It only increases your chances. — gnorb
A few years ago, before I moved to south Florida, I had a rather interesting encounter with a gentleman in the sales profession. He had been in sales for over 35 years, and according to his own account, hadn’t worked more than three days a week for the past twenty. During our surprisingly long conversation,… Read more People Skills 101
I’m sure by the time you read this you’ll have already read about it, but Sony just unveiled the new PlayStation 3 at this year’s E3. (Here’s a bit more info from GameSpot.) Honestly, I wasn’t exactly getting all hot and bothered about it until I saw this Final Fantasy 7 technology preview. Wow. Now,… Read more I (heart) PS3/FF7
Ok, this is creepy. I’m here at a friend’s house, surrounded by my wife, my “running buddy”, Junior, and his mom. As I write this, they’re passing around comments about multi-legged functions (whatever that may mean) and dinner. Appetizing thought, now ain’t it? And, of course, I was just informed that “ain’t’s not a word”.… Read more This Blog Was Written in Front of a Live Audience
“There is a time for everything, a season for every activity under heaven. (2) A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest…” “Don’t let the excitement of youth cause you to forget your Creator.” Ecclesiastes is probably one of the more interesting books of… Read more Ecclesiastes
I just finished listening (for the first time) to the podcast provided by the Calvary Chapel Ft. Lauderdale. If you’ve never gotten a chance to hear Pastor Bob Coy speaking, take this chance to do so. (Trust me, you’ll enjoy it. It’s funny, but with brains.) You can download the first two podcasts (at least… Read more This is a Plug for “The Active Word” Podcast
I just got this in my RSS agregator from Slashdot: “The U.S. Senate has passed the $82 billion Iraq Supplemental Spending Bill (approved by the House last week), which includes the Real ID act driver’s license reform (previously reported here.) The National Governors Association has indicated at the possibility of a lawsuit to challenge the… Read more The Day America Changed?
I’ll be honest: I’m not a big fan of US President Bush. Not a big fan of his oil connections, his family’s connections to the Saudi royals, his environmental policies, or his abuse of religion to justify his other actions. (In short, I’m a conservative who doesn’t believe for one second the myth that Bush… Read more Bush and Blair’s Smoking Gun
National ID Card: Read All About it This comes from UnrealID.com: This Tuesday, the US Senate is scheduled to vote on the implementation of a national ID card system. The Real ID Act is nothing less than a Real National ID Act. The only thing left to the individual states is to decide which pretty… Read more Whatever Happened to “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness”?