Of Mollusks And Men...
2007.03.09 (Fri) 10:04
If we mention a biologist, an educator, a skeptic, an atheist, a firebrand, and a cephalopod-obsessed pirate...and we add that it's not a "walked into a bar" joke...what's the first thing that [»]
Just Not Getting Your Intended Clientele
2007.03.02 (Fri) 22:38
[In order to overcome a "feature" of our MovableType installation, it is unfortunately necessary to include a short blurb at the top of this Rant. Without it, some of our pages are rendered unre [»]
Duck and Cover
2007.02.24 (Sat) 11:27
We admit it — we find neo-con, er, "humor" to be so odd that it actually is funny to us, though always in a way that was never intended by the "comedian" in question. Sometimes we like to [»]
Internet Explorer Still Sucks
2006.11.10 (Fri) 12:22
No, we haven't upgraded to Internet Explorer 7 yet, and we're not wild about the idea of doing so. It's bad enough that the majority of the world uses this pathetic excuse for a browser, whethe [»]
Yeah, But What Was His Plea?
2006.05.11 (Thu) 22:05
You know those Nigerian e-mail scams, right? If you're like us, you've probably received hundreds of them, if not thousands, over the years. Have you ever wondered what kind of person could be stupid [»]
2006.05.11 (Thu) 22:03
No, we're not paranoid — or rather, we are, but they're still out to get us.
For those of you who attempted to comment on any of our Rants today, and got an error page, we just wa [»]
Ultra-Secure Password Policies: Not Very Secure
2006.05.08 (Mon) 20:22
Allow us to bitch about something on which we're sure we aren't alone. If your job involves computers, chances are you've run into increasingly restrictive password rules over the past few years; and [»]
Microsoft's Next "Office"
2005.12.07 (Wed) 20:42
To be straight about this right up front: we are not Microsoft haters, and this Rant is not about bashing Microsoft for the sake of bashing Microsoft. (We are [»]
Blogging in a Dangerous Time
2005.11.22 (Tue) 13:45
Who would have thought that the "Blog Revolution" would, of necessity, be so literal?
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Don't Blame the Game
2005.08.14 (Sun) 21:27
File another one in the Things That Really Piss Us Off category. From ABC News: A 20-year-old whose lawyers claimed the video game "Grand Theft Auto" and childhood abuse caused him to kill three small [»]
Busting Internet Bullshit
2005.04.29 (Fri) 01:44
Attention all Two Percent Company readers: please take a look at the following official virus warning which we recieved this morning: This information arrived this morning, from Yahoo and McAfee. Plea [»]
The Daily Show on Blogging
2005.02.17 (Thu) 19:30
Last night's epsiode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart had a lengthy opening segment that addressed the effect of blogging on the political landscape. Using AmericaBlog's breaking of the Jeff Gannon [»]
2005.02.08 (Tue) 09:29
In a casual perusal of the forums for the MMORPG City of Heroes, from NCsoft and Cryptic Studios, we came across a reference to one of the most ridiculous examples of frivolous lawsuits: Marvel Enterp [»]
EFF: Endangered Gizmos List
2005.02.07 (Mon) 22:04
Last month, the Electronic Frontier Foundation created a list of Endangered Gizmos — a watchlist for products and services that are being lobbied and legislated out of existence by large corpora [»]
Internet Explorer Sucks
2004.11.27 (Sat) 22:59
Anyone who has been involved in web design will know what we're talking about here; anyone who has had to download patch after patch to plug up the security holes in Internet Explorer will feel the sa [»]