Technical Support Free Verse

While debugging an errant process in the College's execrable system this afternoon, I found this passage in a technical support bulletin from the manufacture...

Canis ut cenavit quispiam horrendus.

Three years of high-school Latin, and that's the best I can do. Still, slapping a dead language on a throwaway phrase like, oh, let's say, "the dog that ate ...

Relearning Emacs

The last time I used Emacs regularly, the computers were SPARC pizza-boxes, and every time you logged off, the screen would display how many dollars and cent...

Fracas in the Halls of Academe.

What really puts a bee in the bonnet of the elbow patch and pipe set atop the hill at Yukon College? Suspicious selection of the president? Assault in the r...

Face no longer in Book

I deleted my Facebook account this morning. Which is to say I unsubscribed from my groups and networks, erased my friends, and deactivated the account -- you...