Chandler data center’s super annoying hum. It’s the sound of us!

Chandler, Arizona with a population of just over 25,000 is growing so fast we see apartment complexes and retirement homes sprouting like weeds in the desert. Many of us in the once sleepy bedroom community bordering Gilbert wonder why. Is it the still rural quality –including the wafts of cow farms in winter– and the … Continue reading Chandler data center’s super annoying hum. It’s the sound of us!

2008 in Retrospect: The Good, The Bad, and The Absolutely Hilarious!

We said goodbye to some extraordinary people this year. Arthur C. Clarke, si-fi writer, father of the communications satellite, permanent resident of Sri Lanka – 19, March, 2008 Hal Riney, advertising man extraordinaire – 25 March, 2008 Charleston Heston, of “Ten Commandments” and NRA fame – 5 April, 2008 Tim Russert, journalist extraordinaire, of NBC’s … Continue reading 2008 in Retrospect: The Good, The Bad, and The Absolutely Hilarious!

Quotes for the week ending 3 May, 2008

“This is not an energy policy. This is money laundering.” Thomas Friedman, on the ‘gas-tax holiday’ proposed by John McCain and Hillary Clinton. “A widget is nothing more than a rich media ad with a ‘grab it’ button.” Chris Cunningham of AppSavvy, in MediaPost’s Online Media Daily. “But then a miracle happened. My computer died … Continue reading Quotes for the week ending 3 May, 2008