Category Archives: rant

Madly waving the Rubber Chicken to Kill Bad Computer Mojo

The title sums it up for you non-computer types. For the rest of you, long, nerdy, techy rant follows.

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Random tomfoolery

Farewell emails in this recession era are one of those things where people have gotten bitten by technology they don’t fully understand. First of all, why, oh why do companies give there employees the ability to send globally in the … Continue reading

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iTease

And so it begins: We will let you know by email after each item in your order ships. If you ordered multiple items, you may receive separate shipments with no additional shipping charges. I had just ordered a Mac mini … Continue reading

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Westjet vs Air Canada small screen smackdown

So last week I flew Westjet east to Ottawa and returned west on Air Canada. That sounds like it’s backwards, but hey, it’s the way it worked out. The situation being such that Westjet didn’t have a flight at a … Continue reading

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They’ve given up on forecasts in Calgary

Calgary has the distinction of being one of the few places in the world where you can go “WTF?” when reading a weather forecast. I give you tonight’s forecast: It would seem that from the -18 C we are right … Continue reading

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Alnoor Kassam just lost any chance of getting my vote

Occasionally, a politician does something so monumentally stupid that with a single act, they kill any hope of their being elected. Sometimes they just do something to honk me off and permanently loose any chance of getting my vote. I … Continue reading

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What are they smoking over at Future Shop?

I’m browsing my way through the B5 stuff at Future Shop when I run across this little gem: ” In 1994 Star Trek had to take a backseat to this science fiction series, created by Michael…” Uhhh, I don’t know … Continue reading

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My Train Broke

So there I was on the 5ish pm train going “WTF? why are there so many people on this train?” We were packed in like sardines, which doesn’t tend to happen so much in the summer. Thinking on it, I … Continue reading

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Calgary the Cosmopolitan City

Since I’m posting this rant on Flickr’s discussion boards, I’ll blog it as well, cuz, well, it’s too good not to blog as well. — Personally, I want the “cosmopolitan” character we have now with about half the people. I’m … Continue reading

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Darwin Awards emails: Good Idea or Tool of Satan?

Darwin Awards – anyone who has had internet access for the last ten years must surely know about them. In the last month I have received two emails regarding this year’s Darwin Awards. One was a link to the Darwin … Continue reading

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