March, 2010 browsing by month


Yahoo! News Tech Blog Now Live

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

My first post at Yahoo! News is now up for your reading pleasure:

Google shuts off service in China: What does it mean for us?

Find my daily musings in the blogroll here (still filed under “The Working Guy“).

Already Against DST

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Kid (circa 6pm): “When is it going to be night time???”

Me: “November.”

Farewell, Yahoo! Tech

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Now redirecting to Yahoo! News, Technology section.

My blog should be reappearing there shortly… when I have an ETA on that I’ll post it here.

2010 Best Picture Oscar Nominees by Main Character’s Occupation

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Want to make a hit movie? Here’s what your main character ought to do for a living… at least per 2010’s 10 Best Picture Oscar nominees*.

* Presumes The Blind Side is actually about Michael Oher and not Leigh Anne Tuohy. If you disagree, adjust chart accordingly.

For kicks, adding in the occupation of the 20 Best Actor/Actress and Supporting Actor/Actress nominees (includes some movies more than once).

How Much to Delete this Post?

Monday, March 1st, 2010

I wonder if the critic got any of the $400,000? That’s like $1000 a word… nice!

Last month, Variety panned a thriller called Iron Cross. But the review has been disappeared from Variety‘s web site, which probably has something to do with the $400,000 Iron Cross‘ producers paid to Variety for an awards campaign.