Category: Internet

Oct 14 2017

The Graphene Theme 2.0 Killed My Website!

Seems like every few months I have something happen with this site that makes me have to either nuke a feature, or go into some kind of emergency “find an old version and throw it on the server” moment. Previously, an update to my podcast management software of choice wound up no longer working with …

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Oct 12 2017

How Terrible Fans Ruined Space For Me

Ever since I was a child, I absolute adored space, both the idea of the place, the planets, moons, stars, and other things out there, and the exploration of it – rockets, missiles, men on the Moon, I couldn’t get enough of it! I’ve been learning what I can about these subjects for literally as …

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Oct 06 2017

Memories Of AIM

In the event you’ve somehow missed it the AOL Instant Messenger service, commonly known as AIM, will shut down at the end of 2017, after being operational for 20 years. https://aimemories.tumblr.com/ https://help.aol.com/articles/aim-discontinued While Facebook Messenger is considered the primary messaging system in the world today, there are many many options available – Skype, ICQ, Discord, …

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Oct 05 2017

What Happens When You Steal A Hacker’s Computer – Defcon 18

Here’s something we haven’t done in quite a while – a DEFCON video! In this case, one from Defcon 18, which took place back in 2010. In case you don’t know, DEFCON is a typical convention / conference type event held in Las Vegas, but with one key thing – it’s a hackers event! Oh …

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Sep 30 2017

We Have Burnout – Hostility In The Space And Rocketry Online Community

Cutting straight to the point, I’m somewhat burnt out right now – namely, with regards to SpaceX, space subjects in general, and a few other things. Reading comment after comment on the SpaceX front has certainly been a chore, having to see them mentioned in every single space related subject ever is itself quite annoying, …

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Sep 28 2017

Let’s Look At The Comments On A SpaceX Facebook Post

In keeping with my desire to be “that guy” addressing the cult like nature of SpaceX fans, I thought today would be a good day to look at comments on a SpaceX post on Facebook today regarding (as of the time of this writing) an update Elon Musk will provide regarding the Interplanetary Transport System; …

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Sep 26 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 24: Spider-Man – Episode Review

Finally off the trio of Ghostbusters themed episodes, James takes on a set of Spider-Man games this 24th episode of The Angry Video Game Nerd. Coming off of the slightly longer format of the previous episodes, James keeps this one down to 10 minutes – a “standard” length, you could say, for a Nerd episode. …

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Sep 20 2017

HP Computers Aren’t Booting Properly After A Recent Windows Update

A little while ago, I got a message from a friend of mine telling me he damn near called tech support regarding his new (read, $1000 kind of new ) computer – after a round of Windows updates it wasn’t booting. Right about as he was going to dial them it finally got going, and …

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Sep 18 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 23: Ghostbusters: Conclusion – Episode Review

Finally, we reach the end of the Angry Video Game Nerd’s reviews of the various early Ghostbusters games! It only took 3 episodes but clearly this is something James was passionate about. Maybe as a kid he had several of these games and once he got older he discovered that nearly every single Ghostbusters game …

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Aug 12 2017

The WatchMojo Public Relations Fail Explained – By Top Hat Gaming Man

Continuing with the WatchMojo Public Relations nightmare of the past few days, we have Top Hat Gaming Man back with another video explaining this situation with a little more nuance, and a little more detail and focus on the issue at hand: The hostile elements of the “apology” that was sent to Larry Bundy jr, …

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