Downtime and administrivia…

Web server was down from 10PM last night to 5PM or so today. Mea cupla, and I’ll try not to let it happen again. Also, in case regular readers may not have noticed, SFChat.org no longer points directly here, and instead has a brief directory and the note: If you’ve come looking for Nate’s Blog,… Continue reading Downtime and administrivia…

“Cheese it, the fuzz!”

Whatever happened to Joe Berger? OK, that question won’t mean much to those who aren’t familiar with my fraternity, but this week the Weekly World News brings you “HOW TO TELL IF YOUR PROSTITUTE IS AN EXTRATERRESTRIAL (all caps theirs.) A sample, out of their list of ten: 2. Out-of-date lingo — Alien prostitutes try… Continue reading “Cheese it, the fuzz!”

Funky six-degrees thing

The alumni association at Dartmouth College, where I attended as an undergrad, has set up a web application called “incircle” which lets alumni list their friends and then look up profiles, and see who their friends’ friends are. It’s interesting, as is the fact that it uses full middle names – it’s sort of odd… Continue reading Funky six-degrees thing