Daily Archives: 2008-07-05

05 Jul 2008
The Rules

In an earlier post, I mentioned that one of my mantras was “Guidelines, not rules.” I will admit to being inconsistent (or hypocritical enough) to make and try to rigidly enforce my own rules when it suits me, but sometimes rules can run amok. Megan McArdle, in The law of rules, mentions a couple ideas. […]

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05 Jul 2008
Why Dialup?

I confess I still use dialup. I hope it didn’t hurt too much when your jaw dropped, but please close your mouth now, it’s unbecoming. The recent article Broadband Internet? No thanks (CNN) [h/t to Slashdot] inspired this post. I don’t have anything against high speed, it’s just that I’ve never needed it bad enough […]

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