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The value of intellectual property

We received a package today from Microsoft. The USPS customs declaration (I’m in Canada) said the following: 5 CD’s @ .75 $3.75 1 Brochure $.50 Intellectual Property $5.00 Total value $9.25 Can you ship intellectual property? Wouldn’t most people value their intellectual property at more than $5? Inside the package along with the CDs and …

Windows Live Mail Beta impressions

Last night I received an invitation from Microsoft to join the Windows Live Mail Beta: I signed up and after 2 clicks my account was switched over. The new interface is very slick. Only the mail portion works in Firefox, but in IE, you get mail, calendar, tasks and reminders. It looks very much like …

Yahoo! Publisher Network

Further to my discussion of my Google Adsense problems, I researched some of the alternatives that Shawn suggested. I wasn’t comfortable with any of them, other than Yahoo! Publisher Network. I applied, and have just now received my notification that I’ve been accepted. Unfortunately, the program is only open to US-based publishers: Please note that …

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Why Computers Sometimes Crash!

A co-worker sent this to me. It is on all sorts of sites. I generally don’t like this sort of thing, but seeing as I love reading Yertle the Turtle to Andrew, I’m partial to Dr. Seuss: (Read this to yourself aloud – it’s great!) If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on …

Google sucking my bandwidth

I seem to be having my share of Google problems lately! I wrote a lengthy post about my problems with Adsense. There have been a few responses, but no one is really able to answer my questions. I’ve also been having a problem on my family website. Almost every month the Googlebot goes crazy and …

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