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March 13, 2008

Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Filed under: Geek-Fu,Pontifications @ 11:10:19 PM
From the "In-the-Future, everyone-will-have-fifteen-minutes-of-privacy" Department

There is an interesting debate going on in the internets regarding a piece of Legislation going on in the Kentucky House of Representatives:

HB775: “AN ACT relating to information technology.”

March 10, 2008

Walk – Don’t Run

Filed under: Reviews @ 4:45:50 PM Tags:
From the "Journey-To-The-Stars" Department

Thanks to my Dad, I’ve grown up being a fan of “The Ventures“, a Washington based Surf Guitar band.

I was pleased to see that today The Ventures were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.

March 9, 2008

The Daytime of the Night

Filed under: Local,Mindless Banter @ 2:00:11 AM
From the "A-candlepower-saved-is-a-candlepower-earned" Department

If you are reading this, you should probably change your clocks.

March 6, 2008

The Romance of the Moon

Filed under: Science @ 1:20:18 AM Tags: ,
From the "The-Man-In-The-Moon-is-Smiling, cause-he's-in-love-with-the-girl-in-the-World." Department

I saw this picture over on my friend Steve’s blog, “Birdland

A view of the Earth and the Moon, from the Mission to Mars

March 5, 2008

2008 Presidential Contest: The Angry-Right vs. the Republican Party

Filed under: Pontifications,Rants @ 4:02:13 PM
From the "Red - the-blood-of-Angry-Men, Black - the-Dark-of-ages-Past" Department

I’m going to go out on a limb and predict some things. Come November, there is going to be a huge political fight, and I do not believe it will be between Democrats and Republicans.

I believe it will be inside the Republican Party.

March 4, 2008

Searchy Fun :: February 2008

Filed under: Searchy Fun @ 9:40:58 AM

Whilst compiling this month’s Searchy Fun, The Editors of Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com were reminded of a quote we read on Brain Fertilizer, which he found on Primordial Slack by Joan of Argghh!:

Just reading the Google search terms on your site meter will deprive you of the last of your innocence.

That may be true, but fortunately the types of strings this statement is talking about don’t usually make it to the monthly Searchy Fun Reports.

For those of you who came in late, these are the top 20 search strings used on various search engines of the World Wide Web to find Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com.

Let’s get to checking!

March 3, 2008

You have been rendered Obsolete

Filed under: Mindless Banter @ 1:56:25 AM
From the "For-the-good-of-all-of-us; except-the-ones-who-are-dead" Department

With all this talk of obsolete jobs, there has now been talk of obsolete skills.

I heard about a website on Talk Radio, and the host (John Gibson; Baby Boomer) and producer (Angry Rich; who is my age) were teasing the Call Screener (Christine; who is part of “Generation Y“) about what items on this list she didn’t know anything about:


They should have subtitled it: “You know you are old when…”

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