Updates to the blog

A few updates to my blog: I am now using WordPress 3.0 on this blog. I have switched to using the new default theme in WordPress 3.0. Given the lack of discussion on almost all of my posts and the amount of comment spam on old posts I see despite several comment spam plugins, I […]

How fragile life is

On May 7th, which was just over a month ago, my wife and I were riding on a commuter rail heading to North Station in Boston. We were attending Game 3 of the Celtics/Cavs series and this was my surprise birthday present. We were very pumped, looking forward to the Celtics game. In truth, it […]

New AT&T data plans

Last week there was certainly lots of talk about AT&T’s new data plans across the Internet. The reaction seemed to fall into two camps from what I could see: 1) heavy data users that absolutely hated the plans or 2) people who would save money and appreciated the plans.¬†After doing some comparisons, I think I […]

The backup strategy

For the past few years, I have been using an Apple Time Capsule to have an complete backup updated hourly of my Macbook. It has worked very well and has saved me several times when I deleted files by accident. Luckily I have not had to call upon it in the worst case scenarios such […]