Why I Listen

Thank you, Jason Calacanis, for helping me realize why I listen to the Gillmor Gang podcast despite the many things I dislike about it. What I don’t like: six minutes of introductory commercials; conversations that meander down dead ends; the sound quality; Steve Gillmor bullying the other Gangsters. (Maybe bullying isn’t the right word, and… Continue reading Why I Listen

So Popular

Wow! I have been busy with other things for a while, so I’ve been letting this site stagnate. Haven’t checked the moderation queue for a while, etc. And what a shame! Look at some of the hundreds of great comments I had waiting for me: "So interesting site, thanks!" — William@gmail.com "Best site I see.… Continue reading So Popular

Fax Spam

Unsolicited fax spam is illegal under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA), as amended by the Junk Fax Prevention Act of 1995. Unfortunately, that hasn’t saved me from getting in some fax spammers’ databases — even though my phone number is in the National Do Not Call Registry! Luckily (?), I have a… Continue reading Fax Spam

Google Advanced Operators

David Pogue blogged this fabulous link, which is a quick reference to some advanced Google usage techniques. There were a few here I didn’t know about: ~word searches for “word” and its synonyms X..Y searches within the range of numbers from X to Y