Will Code For Food

This article originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal several years ago.  It’s come up from time to time at work and most folks find it to be an amusing tale so I figured I’d post this before I lose track of it. In these dark days of dot-com despair, Web developer Brian Yangas never…

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The best thing you can get for your iPod

The Bose SoundDock.  Really.  It is way cool.  It is way expensive too but given the simplicity, elegance, and sound quality it is well worth it.  Too many iPod docking units have subwoofers, separate speakers, lots of switches, look clunky, etc. When I told my wife I was going to put a stereo in our living…

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Robin Trower is touring the US again!!!

I’m a huge Robin Trower fan but haven’t seen him live in many years mostly because he hasn’t toured the US in many years and when he was touring he didn’t come near where I was living.  I was about to book a flight to England just to see him again so I went to…

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Why is Chicken Little still on American Idol?

There, I admit it.  I watch American Idol.  At least I’ve never watched Survivor or The Amazing Race. Pffft. So back to the question.  Why is Kevin Covais (dubbed Chicken Little by the show’s host Ryan Seacrest) still on American Idol? I get that he’s a nice kid with a pleasant singing voice.  But c’mon, he…

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Do you ever have one of those days?

Actually in this case it’d be one of those weekends.  I was working this weekend (at home fortunately) on getting some changes in for an upcoming product release and I just hit roadblock after roadblock. I have a name for my pain – it is GAUNTLET! Not many of you will know what I am talking…

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