Category: The Internets

Plane Crashes 2.0

Many of you probably read all about the plane that skidded off the runway in Denver bound for Houston last month. If you follow Twitter, you may have seen the passenger who Twittered about it immediately after. The immediacy of the internet demonstrated in all its glory. Today, a US Airways plane crash landed into the Hudson River. Fortunately, like… Read more → Flash Ads Suck

There are few things more annoying than advertisements on websites, none moreso than ads that inhibit your ability to view content. The Houston Chronicle website is fantastic and forward-thinking in many ways, but advertising is not one of them. Exhibit A While I’m sure Macy’s wants to get everyone’s attention now that they’ve announced they are closing a bunch of… Read more →


Two years ago, I complained about how the Associated Press forced you to use Internet Explorer if you wanted to view their videos. Since that time, the AP has moved to a cross-platform compatible video viewer. Who hasn’t, right? Um, TNT, that’s who. For some reason, my DVR didn’t record Leverage last night (very cool show, btw) and I tuned… Read more →

This Week in Spam

“All right, it’s true! Of course nobody needs mail. What do you think, you’re so clever for figuring that out? But you don’t know the half of what goes on here. So just walk away, Kramer. I beg of you.” Next to chain emails sent to you by distant relatives that fail the Snopes test and viruses that infect all… Read more →

Top 10 Blogs I Read This Year

End of year blog posts are ubiquitous. They’re everywhere. So, naturally, I had to do one as well. Don’t like it, suck it! I’m kidding. You don’t have to suck anything you don’t want, but, seriously, suck on this. 10: CakeWrecks I only recently discovered this absolute gem of a blog detailing the many ways deserts can go wrong. Their… Read more →