I mentioned in last week’s column — or maybe the week before; time, these days, seems to blend together into one coterminous, I don’t know, Jell-O mold or something — that sometimes a ready made article comes along in the form of a topic or person whose sheer scale of grandiose, comedic absurdity and stupidity […]
Oh! Ha. You’re here. It worked. With flashing headlines and endless tickers across TV screens, and pop-up ads and text messages to distract us from those, it’s no wonder our attention spans are shot. It’s harder to focus. I used to be an avid reader of books. I still love books. It’s a lot harder […]
Hey, has anyone heard about this Heartbleed security flaw thing? Just kidding… by this point, even the most casual follower of tech news has heard about Heartbleed. In short, a defect was found in an open source product that is widely used to encrypt data communications. Moreover, the defect has been present in production systems […]
A little fun with our new GoPro Camera.
The race to a gigabit Internet is now officially underway. For the past couple of years, Google has been building gigabit services in selected cities. The system first went live in Kansas City in 2012, and it’s currently in development in Provo, Utah, and Austin, Texas. The conventional wisdom was that this was a simply […]
I didn’t wake up this morning intending to write about the death of Rubin “Hurricane” Carter. Truth be told, I didn’t wake up this morning “intending” to write about anything; more often than not, if you haven’t noticed, this column tends to be made up of whatever hovers into my field of consciousness at a […]
Imagine if you went through your life constantly hearing how many people die while doing an activity. Not just any activity, but an activity that you love to do, that you are passionate about, that you look forward to doing every chance that you get. This is the life of a motorcycle rider. I love […]
For many in the area, Stillwater Taproom is sort of Augusta’s answer to Cheers, a place where, even if everybody doesn’t know your name, you’re welcome just the same. “I try to tell people it’s just a good, relaxing, comfortable and inviting place to go have a beer,” says Matt Flynn, who, along with business […]