Category Archives: Internet

The Genesis of No Twelve-Step Program

Just in case anyone happens to click over here from the Ace of Spades blog comments section: I was just kidding, I don’t actually have a Twelve-step program that helps transition lurkers into commenters.

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

This post has been gathering dust as a draft for seven months now.  It looks like now is a good time to dust it off and finish it, it may go some small way to explain some of the back-story … Continue reading

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Computer Karma Restored

As you may recall from a previous entry, I’ve been promising myself I’d get my old Pentium 4 up and running again with a Linux operating system. I had loaded Kubuntu 8.10 (I think) onto a new hard drive that … Continue reading

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Today I Crossed My Silicon Rubicon

I’ve lived almost all of my life in the age of the personal computer (PC).  None of the devices I’ve ever purchased were Apple products.  I cut my teeth on my friends’ Atari 800XLs and Commodore 64s when I wasn’t using … Continue reading

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Trying to Test Twitter

I’d like to announce that I’ve signed up for yet another Internet service I’m likely to neglect more often than not.  If you’d like to follow my distilled musings I’m now on Twitter as @CPenningroth.

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What do I Read After the News?

News browsing evolves over the years, at least for me. Since I moved back to the States a few years ago, FoxNews is pretty much standard fare at work and I can watch it at home. It beats that conglomeration … Continue reading

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Just One Time

     I’d like to see just one article in the weekly Motley Fool e-mailings not mention Warren Buffett.       Could you imagine ESPN never going without mentioning the New York Yankees once per hour? That’s kind of what it’s gotten … Continue reading

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History Will Be the Judge

     I don’t know that we’ll ever hearken back to this period in history as "The Good ol’ Days."  But maybe even more than after the Roosevelt administration in the 1930s, we’ll look back and realize that it might have … Continue reading

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Another Favorite E-mail

     I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas (or appropriately enjoyable holiday if not Christmas) and a happy New Year!      I’ve received the e-mail below on a couple occassions.  I figured it was worth posting here.  I’ve received a Navy … Continue reading

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The National Anthem

     This was a fascinating way to get the day started at the Gathering of Mustangs and Legends.      Personally, I think the ground crew needed to catch it before it hit the ground.  Otherwise, very cool!

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