Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici and the Number 5

If you’ve caught the evening news anytime during the past couple of weeks you will undoubtedly have seen coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protests. While there is of course a large swirl around their message, where they’re heading and the like I have to...

What the Futhark?

If you’re feeling stuck in a bit of a rut perhaps it’s because you’ve been staring at the same QWERTY keyboard for far too long. Time to liven things up and switch to something new – or, in the immortal words of John Cleese, “and now for...

More than a Fish!

Back in 1909 I don’t think it ever crossed Bob Burman’s mind that, as he drove his Buick to victory in the Prest-O-Lite 100, that he was putting a sequence of events in motion that would eventually involve an expected 400,000 spectators at the opening...

Happy Anniversary to Registrants Everywhere

Quick, what’s the significance of the following list of domain names? Symbolics.com BBN.com Think.com MCC.com DEC.com No, these aren’t the founding members of the military-industrial complex, even though Raytheon – the current owner of BBN.com – does market a...