Why All the Wireless Printers?

August 20, 2008

Tipping point for my aggravation about the rush to wireless print: a new Epson press release about special printers for “the smallest of small businesses.” You guessed it, the leading printer in the offering is wireless.

Here’s what I know: wireless connections will always be slower and less secure than wired connections. Period. Read the rest of this entry »

The Olympics Are Censored – What Did You Expect?

August 5, 2008

This is another for the “technology WAS broken by idiots” pile. It seems high-minded journalists are just now discovering that the promised full access to the Internet for those covering the Olympics will not be delivered. They’re whining and crying and saying Chinese officials promised them full access without censorship, and now it seems various “problems” are blocking that access. Oh, grow up.

Of course the Olympics are censored – China remains Read the rest of this entry »