I was honored to be one of five panel members for the Chamber of Commerce Technology Forum on Tuesday along with Imperial Business Products, Todays Computers, Big River Telephone and Relentless Media Productions.
- Jan 21,
When AT&T first came out with DSL in our area back in 2001, they were required by the Federal Government to offer wholesale agreements to Internet Service Providers (ISP) like semo.net. We bought the copper-connection from the customer's home back to our building where we would connect the customer to the Internet and support them when they had problems. We've offered DSL service through SBC and AT&T since day 1.Jan 19,
After internal discussion, we have decided to no longer offer Usenet "newsgroup" access with our Internet service. This only affects users who were accessing newsgroups using the "news.semo.net" address; not our semo.net weblog or the news headlines on our homepage. The small number of users who were making use of the service, as well as the general shift of most Internet users away from that network over the last decade, mean that it has been a losing proposition for us for several years now. We know that some people are very fond of Usenet access, though. For those users, we want to recommend that they move to an individual newsgroup service from a provider like GigaNews, who run the serversJan 12,
A few years back, down in Franklin, Tennessee, the local YMCA banned all breastfeeding from their lobby and work-out facility because it was making their customers uncomfortable. Imagine being one of the young mothers who had to make other arrangements for their infants in order to walk on a treadmill next to a 21-year old wearing tight bikini-style shorts with a barely-clad pair of enhancements bouncing to rhythm of the piped-in music.Jan 10,
Brian is on the air on KWOC with Rick Carl and Company on the first Wednesday of every month at 8am to talk about Computers, Technology and the latest gadgets (or, more precisely, toys for Geeks).Jan 07,