Well it looks like someone has gone a tripped over the extension cord again. Moments ago the central New York area was hit with a cable outage. It appears to have affected Syracuse, Liverpool, Oswego, Manlius, Baldwinsville, Bristol, Camillus, Fayetteville, Watertown, and Cicero. We are back up and television is operating fine. This service provider continues to fall down with its service and support for customers like us keeps declining. It’s not so much that the service went out for this short of a time but that fact that we have to PAY SO MUCH for any service that goes down.
As a consumer paying a premium for any service I expect a cretin level of reliability. That said the Comcast merger will only add to the utility’s monopoly. If you do not think that you are trapped guess again. If you want power and you want your cable and internet you better expect to pay more.
Just as National Grad increased their rates without warning our elected officials do nothing to correct it. Keep lining the pockets from big business but it’s only a matter of time till it all goes bad. We need to start looking past the greed and the do less with more attitude and really start looking out for each other.
The good old days of computers. Sure they were slow and expensive but they started a new world tech magic. If you had one then you programmed you own software and lived on the command prompt.
Lets take a moment to thank ServerMiner for their Minecraft server plans. This is who we have been using for our provider hosting our own small Minecraft world. For more information about our Minecraft Server and our Social Network please see Craftbook.net.
(From: Gizmodo) As of Tuesday, the venerable Windows XP operating system is going kaput. Microsoft is pulling update support for the OS, leaving it vulnerable to rapidly mutating cyber threats. There’s precious little time to make sure your computer isn’t left to the wilds of the Internet. Here’s how to make the jump to the modern era of personal computing.
(From: Engadget) The world is flooded with electronic devices, which add up to a huge e-waste problem — but if a team of MIT researchers has its way, the gadgets of the future could be made from living cells. The team is working on hybrid materials made from bacteria that could grow anything from solar cells to smartphones. The German engineering company Festo is known for its biomimetic creations, producing everything from flying seagulls to wind turbines that flap their wings like birds.
What is the Oculus Rift? Thanks to Facebook millions of people are at least somewhat familiar with the Virtual Reality gizmo. What many want to know is what is their plan with this technology? With third-party concept, users browse an e-tailer using the Rift. After a few moments of browsing Facebook an individual clicks on a product advertised in the sidebar. He’s prompted to put on Oculus, at which point the user is immersed into a virtual Facebook marketplace, where he picks a designer bag off the shelf and turns it about as if he’s actually holding it. Combined with technology like the Connect the PC can recognize hand movements and the software responding accordingly. It’s of course just one company’s idea.
My opinion… Another social networking society fail. Continued barrios to real human interaction only breaks down the fundamental requirements for a healthy society.
What I find a little funny is that Megan Fox is in another Michael Bay film. I thought there was some drama during one of the Transformers Films.
Plot Summary: (found on yourtube)
The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April O’Neil (Megan Fox) and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick (Will Arnett) to save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan.