Daily Archives: September 22, 2012

Gardening Score-card

In some ways this was a great growing season. I have never had such a good crop of corn. In other ways it has been disastrous. My Russian Giant sunflowers took forever to get started and are still not ripe. … Continue reading

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The Generations of Spam

More than a decade ago when I used Hotmail, I was getting more spam than normal e-mail. I can’t remember the details. It was the shear weight… Now I get only rare spam via GMail but I have a blog … Continue reading

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Subscriptions for Software

M$ is pushing people to buy licences by subscription. There’s nothing particularly wrong with that but try doing the maths. It looks like there’s no easy answer to the cost since one can pay forever or just a few years. … Continue reading

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