Articles By sharky

Antisocial networking

Antisocial networking

Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney told a news conference at the TorontoInternational Film Festival that he's not enamoured of socialnetworking.More precisely,...

September 16th, 2009 sharky
Gunfight at the IT Corral

Gunfight at the IT Corral

Picture it … you’re a sys admin with the county government, doing your part to keep the municipal wheels of...

August 18th, 2009 sharky
Powerless

Powerless

Not to be curmudeonly (Hey, stick with what you’re good at — Editor),but seems there once was a day when...

August 13th, 2009 sharky
Electric fencing for the cube farm

Electric fencing for the cube farm

Cubicle dwellers, rejoice. A productivity solution, and a decidedlylow-tech one at that, has come along that will give you hours...

August 12th, 2009 sharky
Man sues Apple over Mob death threats

Man sues Apple over Mob death threats

A St. Louis man is suing Apple Inc., among many others, over deaththreats he said we transmitted through his iPod....

July 20th, 2009 sharky
What

What

Given the fascination the younger folk have with texting, and theirseemingly insatiable appetite for SMS communication, it was bound tohappen...

July 14th, 2009 sharky
Now available for your iPhone: Porn

Now available for your iPhone: Porn

At last … the long-awaited opportunity to use the words “iPhone” and“porn” in the same headline, which is just plain...

June 25th, 2009 sharky
People who shouldn

People who shouldn

The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reports that a La Crosse, Wisc., newscaster has been granted a restraining order after two years...

June 24th, 2009 sharky
Attack of the robot ferrets

Attack of the robot ferrets

Robots have long been used to replace repetitive human labour, butscientists at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom...

June 23rd, 2009 sharky
Geeks on a plane

Geeks on a plane

Some days, you look for something hilarious, or at least funny, ormildly amusing, or faintly droll, about the IT industry,...

June 22nd, 2009 sharky