Author Archives: picoblog

I’m no doctor, but step 1: stop eating books

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J.J. Abrams to Remake Star Wars, Indiana Jones

After seeing what he did with Star Trek, that’s a headline I’d like to see!

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Hans Scharler’s Divide & Conquer

If you’re in Indianapolis this weekend, check out the Gen Con gaming convention. And if you do go, make sure you check out a new board game called “Divide & Conquer”. I had a chance to play this game before … Continue reading

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My Fish Allergy

I don’t mean for this to turn into a blog about my health problems, but I think I finally figured out an allergic reaction that has been stumping me for years. About seven years ago I mysteriously started getting outbreaks … Continue reading

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Explosive Tinnitus: at least I’m not alone!

For the past month, just as I’m falling asleep I hear a really loud bang. The first couple times it happened, I got up and looked out the window, convinced that someone was shooting a shotgun outside my house. I … Continue reading

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Should we start calling it a lower lip strap?

Can someone please explain to me why I keep seeing members of the military, police and marching bands with chin straps cinched way too short? What good is a chip strap if it’s under your nose? And if it is … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

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Is tasering a cop ‘assualt with a deadly weapon’?

I’m not all that keen on trigger happy cops tasering anyone who looks at them funny. For a “non-lethal” weapon, a lot of people seem to die after they’ve been zapped. But I have a question that I’m sure will … Continue reading

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Stop with the AI references already!

Can everyone (especially the mainstream media) stop referencing “artificial intelligence” like it actually exists? It appears that artificial intelligence, despite having been developed yet, is in everything from Halo 3 to Maytag dishwashers. Or should I just jump on the … Continue reading

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Web 4.1 (Web 4.0 SP1) – A minor update to the future of connectivity!

Web 2.0 has barely caught on and people are already fighting over who gets credit for coining the term “web 3.0″. Well, I want everyone to know that I am staking my claim for “Web 4.1″ or alternatively “Web 4.0 … Continue reading

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