Personal remembrances of the Eighth Wonder of the
Wintel Era: 17 Machines (2001)
Hey, why bust your brain for an original idea for a story when you can
simply make a list? Cars I Have Known (2001)
people like you and me are out there looking for stuff on the World Wide Web: Fun
with Web Logs (2001)
A Look Backwards:
The Demise of the $.01 Sign (1998)
the Virtual PC Museum (1998)
inventions changed the world in the 1960s. I sing about them here.
Confessions of a True Believer:
Read the tense docudrama, The Rise and Fall of
Apple Computer. Afterwards, stroll through my Apple
Microsoft didn't become a scary monopoly by hiring dopes. They like
raw IQ and are famous for
asking quirky brain teasers as part of the interview process. Some samples.
I've been a fan
of the PC ever since I wrote my first program for one in the summer of 1982. 16 years
later, the PC platform is better than ever. But there's a dark side or
two to success. Read my two
cents worth on the PC's creeping complexity.
Robbin and I quit our jobs, bought a motor home, and traveled around the country. I
kept a journal. (1993)
Pet peeves! We've all got them, and I may have more than
most. The list is always growing; come back often. Now, let's share the bitterness.
and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles! These are a few of my favorite things.
quite like a good guitar. Read about mines.
Who doesn't love a good list? Here's some to chew on.
In the words of biographer Craig Tomashoff, "It's as if Macaulay Culkin grew
up to be Harrison Ford." The perky teenager
lost on Star Search, but Alanis Morissette
has been on a roll ever since. (1999)
Speaking of music, have you heard that CDs are dead? Read about it here.