Category Archives: From the hip

Opinion pieces. If I sound grumpy, it’s because I shoot from the hip; which usually mean I talk out of my ass.

The #spectrial

Following The Pirate Bay court case during the two last days has been like watching a special needs team play a NBA team, were former do all scoring in their own goal while the latter sits comfortably cheer leading from the sidelines.

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The Cupertino Effect In Action

Was recently affected by the Cupertino effect: “bounce of ranging monkeys” instead of “bunch of raging monkeys” and “historical impotence” in place of “historical importance”.

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Forbidden to throw yourself in front of the train

Here’s a type of sign I can’t remember seeing anywhere else like London, Paris, Milano, L.A. or the few cities with subways I’ve visited (realize that NYC and Berlin is missing and that I need to book a vacation). Is this symptomatically Swedish or am I just prejudiced? Sign found at the end of platforms […]

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Incontinental

Of course Germans have jokes. They’re just not funny.

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Global Warming

You know global warming is getting worse when someone start to live blog it.

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My New Keyboard

I hate my new keyboard, it can’t speal.

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Dialog Boxing

I’m thinking of translating an operating system into Ramsay. How about this for a reboot dialog? I’m so fucking annoyed. We shutting it down and starting it up again!

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The Smirking Gnu

I have been using GNU/Linux as my main desktop OS since 2002, but today was the first time I’ve seen “Linux” being explicitly mentioned in the system requirements for a regular run-of-the-mill hardware product: Windows Vista 1) / XP (SP1 and above) / 2000 (SP3 and above) Mac OS (10.x and above) Yes Linux (2.4 […]

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The Sucker in Success

Success is something you have to learn, like seeking certain peoples advice and then run the opposite direction with it.

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Renewable Resources

[I]f we could convert moronity into electricity we would have an eternal energy source. — Anders Dahnielson

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