Category Archives: Social Commentary

Clemens Please Retire. Republicans in Congress, WTF!?

I need to get this off my mind and then move on.  Clemens and his lawyers make up a vile trinity (photo) of some of the worst qualities in our culture: greed, manipulation, and a complete lack of accountability. Between

Clemens Please Retire. Republicans in Congress, WTF!?

I need to get this off my mind and then move on.  Clemens and his lawyers make up a vile trinity (photo) of some of the worst qualities in our culture: greed, manipulation, and a complete lack of accountability. Between

Farewell to 2007

It has been a while. There is nothing like the end of the year to start the wheels spinning! Here is my best attempt at a brief recap. The Web continues to grow and reinvent (ok, sometimes just duplicate!) and

Farewell to 2007

It has been a while. There is nothing like the end of the year to start the wheels spinning! Here is my best attempt at a brief recap. The Web continues to grow and reinvent (ok, sometimes just duplicate!) and

Windows Genuine Advantage Notification

Normally, I blur out on Microsoft Updates, but this one is excellent. I only wish I could have been included on the meeting that devised the name for this update.

Windows Genuine Advantage Notification

Normally, I blur out on Microsoft Updates, but this one is excellent. I only wish I could have been included on the meeting that devised the name for this update.

Life Without a Cell Phone

My Cingular 2125 has fried two SIM cards and I am waiting on a replacement that I ordered online.  I am stepping up to the Nokia N73 per Om‘s recommendation. It has been a full week since I have had

Life Without a Cell Phone

My Cingular 2125 has fried two SIM cards and I am waiting on a replacement that I ordered online.  I am stepping up to the Nokia N73 per Om‘s recommendation. It has been a full week since I have had

iChat and Skype Video

In our incredibly shrinking universe, I have found iChat Video to be an indispensible communication tool. I use it to work on 30 Boxes product design and engineering with Nick in Colorado and I use it to enable a more

iChat and Skype Video

In our incredibly shrinking universe, I have found iChat Video to be an indispensible communication tool. I use it to work on 30 Boxes product design and engineering with Nick in Colorado and I use it to enable a more

Published in Wired Magazine!

Before you mistake this for a fit of self-promotion, I’ll preface by saying that I began reading Wired Magazine shortly after its inception way back in 1992. During the last 13 years, I have submitted query letters, letters to the

Published in Wired Magazine!

Before you mistake this for a fit of self-promotion, I’ll preface by saying that I began reading Wired Magazine shortly after its inception way back in 1992. During the last 13 years, I have submitted query letters, letters to the

A Rating System

Recently, I have found myself wanting to share reviews of different things like movies, books, restaurants here on No Soap but I realized that I need a consistent ratings system and one that would apply accross categories. Obviously there are

A Rating System

Recently, I have found myself wanting to share reviews of different things like movies, books, restaurants here on No Soap but I realized that I need a consistent ratings system and one that would apply accross categories. Obviously there are