A statement from Apple came out today claiming ‘Jailbreaking an iPhone constitutes copyright infringement and a DMCA violation..’ Well, based on what I’m reading from Fred von Lohmann on the EFF site, I’m thinking no.  Here is why; Apple’s copyright infringement claim starts with the observation that jailbroken iPhones depend on modified versions of Apple’s… Read More

<update> Thanks for all the suggestions!  The treasure hunt went quite well and it seems all the kids had a great time. We started out playing ‘Are you smarter then a 5th grader’.  3 Questions a round. If the adults won the round,  chore chard is awarded to which they can do whatever the like… Read More

It used to be, before smartphones, that when I made an appointment to be somewhere, I would write it down on a calendar. Before I would leave, I would get a map and look up where I’m suppose to go, taking careful notes on how to get there. I would also write the phone number down… Read More

I’ve written a ‘when you think about it‘ in regards to sliding into second base.  This time, a diving catch in left field.  First off, I have to point out that I’m on the worse or near the worse softball team in the history of the game, so there is no reason to risk life… Read More

Back in the day when I was a boy, video games were just starting to get into people houses, so I still played quite a bit outside, riding motocross, playing football in street and baseball.  As a kid, your going to scrap yourself up every other day and you normally just wash the blood off… Read More