There Is No Gas Shortage in the US

April 7, 2008

I’m lucky to live in the Dallas area for a variety of reasons, mostly to do with all the extended family around. However, another benefit is hearing Ed Wallace on the radio every Saturday morning. His reporting never fails to inform and illuminate, such as this story explaining why there is no gas shortage.

But wait, you say, gas prices are higher, so demand must be outstripping supply. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Operating System? None.

April 4, 2008

Every now and then, I think back to how painful early personal computers were to use, then I remember the TRS-80 Model 100 from Radio Shack. Besides the excellent keyboard, the best thing about the Model 100 was it’s complete lack of operating system.

Well, it had one, but you never saw it. Buttons Read the rest of this entry »

Pick on Apple Season?

April 2, 2008

Recent stories make my recent complaints about disappointment in my Leopard upgrade look downright cheerful. Aren’t apples picked in the fall? Why is spring this year pick on Apple time?

The big slap is from ComputerWorld Read the rest of this entry »