Tag Archives: Man-Made Disaster

My War On ATM Spam and Other Annoyances

By | February 22, 2011

By Jeremy Wagstaff (This is a copy of my weekly syndicated column) You really don’t need to thank me, but I think you should know that for the past 10 years I’ve been fighting a lonely battle on your behalf. I’ve been taking on mighty corporations to rid the world of spam. Not the spam you’re familiar with.… Read More »

Facebook is Dead. I’m Not Being Facetious

By | April 15, 2008

Either there’s a glitch in Facebook, or else it’s dead. Well, not dead, exactly, but I noticed that, at nearly 10 pm, none of my friends have done anything today to merit appearing on the News Feed of stuff (see above). (The News Feed, for those of you with real lives, lists recent activity by your friends in… Read More »

Facebook is Dead. I’m Not Being Facetious

By | April 15, 2008

Either there’s a glitch in Facebook, or else it’s dead. Well, not dead, exactly, but I noticed that, at nearly 10 pm, none of my friends have done anything today to merit appearing on the News Feed of stuff (see above). (The News Feed, for those of you with real lives, lists recent activity by your friends in… Read More »

The Good Cable Guide

By | August 5, 2005

As promised to readers of the column (sorry, subscription only) on WSJ.com and in this week’s The Asian Wall Street Journal Personal Journal, here’s the full list of tips from Robert Bellows of Cable-Safe: 1. View Cable Management as an Important Safety Issue Perhaps the most important tip in keeping our cables organized is to realize that the… Read More »

Wikinews Coverage of the London Blasts

By | July 7, 2005

Just been checking out how Wikinews is handling the explosions in London. Very well, I have to say: Explosions, ‘serious incidents’ occuring across London . There’s a wealth of detail here, culled from a wide array of sources in many different languages. There are maps, diagrams and photographs, including quite a few from witnesses, such as this one,… Read More »