Category: Blogging and cyber things

housekeeping and issues in blogging

Facebook – bargepole

Facebook users say contacts’ e-mail addresses on phones and personal devices have been altered without their consent — and their e-mail communication is being redirected elsewhere, and lost. One very angry user is Adobe employee Rachel Luxemburg.  On her personal…

A short personal post

Naturally, such posts should be kept to a minimum, as they’re too cryptic for the reader and this one will have comments and trackbacks withheld. The reason this post must be run at all is that one person involved [B]…

Carr wreck

The Slog, of course, is right about Carr.  What a pathetic little *&^%*.  When are men going to start acting as men again? Rules of apology 1.  Engage brain before opening mouth or performing naughtiness. 2.  If there’s nothing wrong…

Apology Day

From 7 to 7 today, it’s all apologies at nourobscur.  Sorry to inconvenience you with this post – see 11 a.m. for further apologies or in the meantime, see sidebar.

Credit where credit’s due

This in the NYT, on Selman A. Waksman, sent by Chuckles, shows that the true discoverer or isolator of streptomycin was Albert Schatz, while Waksman took the idea and developed it, patented it, earned thousands in royalties and a Nobel…

Housekeeping

There was a comment on another post which I really must take issue with because it seemed divisive – perhaps it was not meant to be. It said that Moggsy had given this blog a new lease of life. That,…