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Nigerian Scams

We’ve all seen them, or at least heard of them. Nigerian scams. The ones where they promise you a share of a multimillion dollar reward, but reality only want to kidnap you, hold you for ransom and maybe kill you. Anyhow, I created a new webpage to document my interaction with such scam artists. At […]

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Conspiracy & Trade Secrets

While I was reading the paper this morning, I came across these two cartoons. Either there is some conspiracy going on here or someone leaked trade secrets.

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Dry Cleaning

Mary dropped off my dry cleaning today. They charge 4.50$ for each tie and six-something for suit coats. I’m having two ties and a coat cleaned and it cost more to clean two ties than it did to clean an entire suit coat. Seems a bit backwards to me.

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Fingerprint Logons

Someone here at the Faculty of Management just bought an IBM ThinkPad T42. It’s hard to find anythign cool about laptops nowadays, but this one manages to implement something.
Fingerprint security.

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Michael Jackson a Drunk?

Todd Dominey pointed out the oddity of E! Online’s pseudo-logo for the Michael Jackson trial.

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Misspelling My Name

Jason bemoans the ignorance of many persons in misspelling his name. While I certainly cannot say I have experienced the same issues given that I have a single last name, I have experienced many issues with my name.
My full name is Kim Jason Joseph Benoit Siever.

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What Do You Look Like?

Cameron asks everyone to post screenshots of their current projects. Veerle asks everyone to post photos of their current workspace. It only make sense someone would ask everyone to post photos of what they currently look like. I might as well be that person.

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New iMac and Windows XP

Last week was like Christmas in my office. I received an iMac and Windows XP.