Entries Tagged as 'General Detritus'

Balls

January 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · General Detritus

Apple’s BFF, Google, has provided the public square access to the necessary lines of code to write three Zero-Day exploits for OS X. Thanks, Google. After all, the best place to start fixing a problem is to make sure it can become a problem. How better to do that with system vulnerabilities than by making sure […]

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Get a New Ottoman. Seriously.

January 9th, 2015 · Comments Off · General Detritus

OS X Spotlight is in the news. It violates your privacy and potentially sends your IP address, and pictures of your dog humping your ottoman to the NSA. I’m sure Apple is working on a fix for this as we speak, because, damn. … There’s a new malware thingy for the Macintosh. It’s a proof-of-concept […]

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2014. What a year.

December 30th, 2014 · Comments Off · General Detritus

We can’t start 2014 without mentioning the end of 2013. I got a quintuple bypass on 12/23/13. They opened up my chest like the hood of a ’38 DeSoto. On this date a year ago I was home from the hospital, then 2014 started off with the bastards trying to kill me with a staph […]

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There is no news.

December 18th, 2014 · Comments Off · General Detritus

I’m posting on a Thursday night because there isn’t a football game on. The Tennessee Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars are playing a game on the NFL Network, but, other than that, nothing. If they put all their wins together they might still have a shot at the NFC South, but aside from that, there’s […]

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Guilty. I’m Guilty.

December 13th, 2014 · Comments Off · General Detritus

I just went and read the Macalope again. This in spite of pledging that I wouldn’t read him again until he left Macworld because they constantly edit and delete my comments. Anyway, today he beat up on a guy writing for Forbes about Apple and marketshare and licensing the OS and such. The author being […]

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Pet Peeve Time

December 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · General Detritus

I know. This is my second post in as many days. I don’t normally do that, but the urge to get on a soapbox is upon me. There are things that make email automatically garbage. Here are a few of them: The first word in the email is my first name, and I don’t know […]

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