The lunacy of DRM at 37,000 feet

I do a lot of air travel, and much of it is cross-country. Flights in excess of three hours can really be a drain on energy and productivity if not managed correctly. My usual routine is to break up a lengthy flight into time chunks with some time devoted to work, some for reading, and …

Sad to see Performancing sold off to PayPerPost

Michael Arrington broke the news yesterday, Performancing – makers of the excellent blog posting add-in for FireFox – has been acquired by PayPerPost. PPP has been very controversial in the blogging world, as it operates a service whereby bloggers get paid by product companies to blog about their respective products. Hired guns, essentially. Many have …

USAirways to confiscate your frequent flyer miles

Now, this one defies logic.  USAirways plans on revoking frequent flyer mileage that you’ve earned on their carrier if you do not fly on USAirways for an 18 month consecutive period.  Wow.  From inFlightHQ: Frequent Flier Miles – Use Them or Lose Them US Airways announced today that it will be voiding frequent flier miles for …

It’s been a busy few weeks, and the blogging has lagged

Between kicking off a new year at work, traveling from coast-to-coast, and trying to come off a Steeler Super Bowl high, I’ve just not been able to blog on a regular basis.  That’ll be corrected soon enough, as I get back onto the GTD wagon and begin to check-off next actions over the next few …

Internet Explorer CSS implementation horrors

Well, the migration to WordPress 2.0 and Squible went fine, with on exception.  The manner by which Internet Explorer handles Cascading Style Sheets is driving me crazy.  If you take a look at my site in Firefox, everything is presented as I want it to.  The menus are aligned perfectly to the right of my …