Archives for: October 2005

Wusses?

10/31/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
From an email "joke" from pulmonary doctor and buddy since kindergarten, Nick. TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED the >1930's 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's !! > >First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us. > >Th… more »

This Fox is on Fire

10/30/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Okay, that was a little over the top and I'll probably get all those prono search hits now, but I finally relented and installed Firefox on both my old WIN98 desktop and the XP laptop. I must say that though I'm a bit clunky with it still, I like the… more »

The Lit is Legit

10/29/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I was corrected by Andy in my assessment about the legacy of the Literary Cafe in my announcement of Poetry Night scheduled for 9:00pm this Thurs. November 3. Apparently the Lit has always gathered all kinds of hooligans from the creative strata incl… more »

"No religion teaches people to kill"

10/28/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
This little piece of unhappy news from Thailand via Sujatin, a Pureland Buddhist minister in the UK, that seemed to slip by our American myopic mainstream news. About 20 suspected Muslim separatists stormed a monastery, hacked an elderly Buddhist mon… more »

The Katrina Experiment

10/27/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Sascha Meinrath of CUWiN, listed a number lessons that going down to New Orleans taught the networking volunteers. It was a real experiment to show how grassroots effort versus the hierarchacal structure worked in real life. Here are a few: Volun… more »

Literary Cafe Lives Up to Its Name

10/26/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
The Literary Cafe was kind enough (after verbal bludgeoning) to allow me and Nick Traentner to hold a poetry open mike on Thurs. November 3rd at 9:00pm. The Literary Cafe has been the local home watering hole for Tremont artists and musicians f… more »

Realistic View on WiMax

10/25/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
OneCleveland seems to be pushing the WiMax technology as an alternative to good ol' wifi, but I still say that economic and effectivity reasons, wifi is going to be around for a long time. Case in point is made by Sascha Meinrath. What's important h… more »

My Political Bones

10/24/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I've always tried not to get political on WITB. Looks like I'm failing miserably....again. So for full disclosure and to close the mouths of disbelief, I offer this: I Am a Liberal Republican When you tell people that you're Republican,… more »

No Confidence Vote

10/23/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Friday night, Frank Jackson came into the Literary Cafe on the invitation of one the regular patrons, Tom Bell. I got there early to do some homework, ie read the position papers on his website (please note that I am NOT linking there. He can get his o… more »

Take Heart, Poets

10/19/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Last night I did my first public poetry reading in Tremont. I met a number of local neighborhood poets, none of which make any money doing the craft. From an interview Allen Ginsberg did in 1983 with Steve Foehr at Naropa Institute: I considered my… more »

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