An astute observation
December 18, 2008
Found on Valleywag.com:
I take offense to calling Google an an “overgrown advertising agency”. It’s as crass a generalization as calling the US Government the Military Industrial Complex human resources office.
oh wait…the latter is not a crass generalization, it’s the truth.
Why is my DSL so slooooooow?
December 11, 2008
Our house is a bit far from the switch, so the speed’s never been great, but lately it’s really bad:
] Curiously, Speakeasy.net’s own speed test gives very different results: http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/
Your Tax Dollars
December 2, 2008
Current Bike-Lighting Configuration
November 6, 2008
Here’s what I currently have as a winter time visibility kit:
NiteRider 15W halogen on handlebars, with sibling NiteRider taillight, both running off my home-made 12V NiMH battery pack on the back of the seat tube. I just got this working again after a 2-year hiatus, so there are some other headlights still on the bike until I’m confident in the new battery.
BUUD Alert #3!
November 4, 2008
This is Bicycle-Unfriendly Urban Design (BUUD) Danger Alert #3!
Location: Hollenbeck Ave at El Camino
Issue: The traffic signal yellow-light duration is way too short for a bicycle to make it across El Camino before the light changes to red. Even at >15 mph, a bike entering the intersection on a green light can’t make the other side before the light is red.
Proposed solution: Increase the yellow light duration.