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Entries from July 24th, 2001

July 24th, 2001 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

The WorldPoint empire continues to quietly unravel. Though the auction house is kind enough to not name any names, the location of the selloff is indeed that of the former “world headquarters” of WorldPoint Interactive. High-end Mac G3 towers, fifteen fifty-inch color plasma flat display panels, leather massage chairs… I particularly enjoy the listing for […]

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July 24th, 2001 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

I’m getting more of this SirCam Worm virus than I ever did of that old classic, ILOVEYOU. Thank god most of my mail comes in through UNIX systems… and even the ITS team at UH is on it, filtering this sucker out before it gets to anyone. Still, the link to the W32.Sircam.Worm@mm Removal Tool […]

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July 23rd, 2001 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

I’m not sure what it means, but although I enjoy a train wreck as much as the next guy, in some cases, I still side with the old-school idealsists. The whole Chandra Levy case, and specifically the media’s obsession with it, always bothered me (as did the whole Lewinsky affair). But in the world of […]

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July 13th, 2001 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

What a difference a year makes. Witness the tale of WorldPoint, a locally-grown “high-tech” firm specializing in translation that was once the darling of Hawaii’s “growing tech sector.” In March of last year, the headline was, State breeds new high-tech success. They were growing exponentially, headed for an IPO, a shining star. Today, the story […]

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