Archive for the 'Future Reference' Category

YouTube has movies & TV shows

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Yesterday, YouTube announced a new section of their web site with full-length movies and TV shows. Currently, it’s just older stuff, but I think it’s a step in the right direction. Broadcast TV is increasingly becoming a thing of the past. You can read an Associated Press story (link opens new window) about this, or [...]

Four ways to watch TV

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

At our house, we have recently experienced two new ways to watch TV shows on a TV set in the living room. Here’s the list, starting with the oldest way: (1) Standard Definition broadcast. This is the way people have been watching TV for 50+ years. Nothing much has changed since the advent of color [...]

Super Tuesday

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Today people in 22 states went to the polls to tell their party who should be the nominee for November’s general election. I live in a house with four of us guys – we are from similar backgrounds, but the four of us voted for four different candidates. No one is predicting what will happen [...]

Fixed my computer

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

This morning, I turned on my computer and it said: Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt C:\windows\system32\config\system You can attempt to repair this file by starting windows setup using the original setup CD-Rom. Select “r” at the first screen to start repair. The simple solution was to boot up [...]