Category: "News"

Sites banning Firefox out of spite

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News, Little Idiocies
Published on 08/17/07 @ 03:07:00 am using 1589 words, and has 17859 views
This evening I checked out a website (http://planet.intertwingly.net) which had linked to my Acura mobile computing blog and, while there, noticed an interesting article on a recent attempt by site owners to block visitors using the Firefox web browser… more »

Your Kung Fu Is No Match

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News
Published on 02/01/06 @ 02:53:00 pm using 261 words, and has 3312 views
This site successfully blocked 20,375 referral spam attempts for the month of June, 2007. This site successfully blocked 8,862 referral spam attempts for the month of May, 2007. This site successfully blocked 11,720 referral spam attempts for the… more »

Diggin' the Philosomatika Sound

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News
Published on 12/15/05 @ 08:40:00 pm using 228 words, and has 8069 views
I've been listening "almost" nonstop to the Philosomatika stream on netradio using the PVR system I built around a Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-250 TV Tuner. Since I haven't been watching television for going on 5 weeks now, I figured a good alternate use of my… more »

Stepped on a piece of glass today

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News
Published on 08/13/05 @ 11:52:00 pm using 86 words, and has 1252 views
Well, the title pretty much says it all. It was... interesting. I wonder if there's any left inside there and, if there is, will it take the short route and work its way out over time, or will it defy the laws of gravity and work its way up to… more »

Teen Killed Over Online Game Dispute

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News
Published on 06/25/05 @ 10:17:00 am using 238 words, and has 5160 views
TAIPEI - The killing of a Taiwanese teenager in a brutal knife attack at an Internet cafe over a dispute involving the Blade&Sword Online computer game has raised concerns over violence on the normally tranquil Pacific island. "(The assailant)… more »

Life in a college town

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News
Published on 04/29/05 @ 10:37:00 pm using 97 words, and has 3708 views
Well, there's been yet another accident outside my living room window, because stupid college kids playing stupid crap on their too-loud stereos and talking to their stupid friends on their stupid cellphones don't look where they're going while behind… more »

Just getting started, bear with me ...

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Announcements [A], News
Published on 02/08/05 @ 07:29:00 pm using 163 words, and has 1967 views
It looks like Internet Explorer has trouble loading icons and graphics in the blog, and it's not reading a lot of the CSS properly. I'm not sure yet what the problem is. For now, use Firefox or Netscape, as they seem to work correctly. I'll see if I can… more »